Like many other County Councils, Wexford County Council is holding a public participation process as part of the identification of Bathing Waters under the Bathing Water Directive (2006/7/EC) and the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 79 of 2008)
Under the 2008 Regulations, local authorities are required to identify bathing waters. This must be done each year before 24th March (2020 for this participation process). It is also a requirement of the Regulations that the public should be involved in their implementation, including the identification of bathing water sites.
There are currently 8 Identified Bathing Waters in County Wexford at present. The Bathing Water Profiles of each beach below and further information is viewable on the link below. These are as follows;
Ballymoney North Beach,
Courtown North Beach,
Curracloe (White’s Gap),
The beaches are monitored for facilities, safety, water quality and the level of use.
Bathing water quality results for all Identified Bathing Areas in the Country for 2019 to date, are available on https://www.beaches.ie/ (on EPA website)