There are over 400 bathing waters in England, and from 2016 water quality will be classified as either Excellent, Good, Sufficient or Poor, based upon regular samples and testing by the Environment Agency to check how clean the water is. …
Jonathan Ponting is a senior advisor on bathing water at the Environment Agency.
We love to make the most of the English summer – however long it lasts. When warm weather and school holidays combine, the beach is one of the best places to enjoy the sunshine. In England the seaside is cleaner …
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