Tipperary County Council is inviting public participation in the identification of new bathing waters in Co. Tipperary under the Bathing Water Directive and Bathing Water Quality Regulations S.I 79 of 2008
Local authorities must identify official bathing areas in their area every year so that they can be monitored for safety, water quality and their level of use.
To help with this process, Tipperary County Council are asking people who swim at beaches, lakes and rivers to tell them if they think they should maintain existing designated bathing waters if any or give a new official bathing area designation to areas that are commonly used for swimming, but not identified at the moment.
The Directive requires that water quality at all identified bathing waters meets stringent microbiological standards in order to protect the health of people who choose to bathe there. City and county councils are required under the 2008 Regulations to identify bathing waters on an annual basis.
This consultation process provides the public with an opportunity to:
Comments are invited from interested parties.
Please submit your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for submissions to Tipperary County Council is 22nd June 2020
For further information please contact :
Colette Moloney, Senior Executive Scientist, Environment & Climate Action Department