DO NOT SWIM notice issued for Balbriggan Beach

August 15, 2019 0

On 14th August, Fingal County Council have issued a DO NOT SWIM notice for Balbriggan Beach due to unacceptable levels of bacteria in a recent bathing water sample .  They report that the cause is  water quality deteriorated due to suspected contamination of urban surface waters discharging into bathing water and the expected duration of the ban is 72 hours.  

Members of the public intending to enter the water at any beach in Ireland are advised to check the water quality in advance by accessing the EPA website at https://www.beaches.ie/ or by checking the notice board at the entrance to each beach.

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