Every year millions of us visit beaches and lakes across England. Over 400 of these are designated as bathing waters and it’s the Environment Agency’s job to test the water at each to see how clean it is and provide …
My name is Louise Pearce, I am based at the National Laboratory Service in Exeter. When I left school I joined the National Rivers Authority working in the operations support team. In 1998 I joined the microbiology team as a lab technician. I am now a proud scientist in the microbiology and molecular team and recently passed an Open University access course with a distinction.
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