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bathing water directive
Definition

rules laid down by the European Union (EU) for the monitoring, assessment and management of the quality of bathing water, and for the provision of information on that quality to reduce and prevent the pollution of bathing water and to inform European citizens of the degree of pollution

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Scope note

Improved definition (EN only): Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 February 2006 concerning the management of bathing water quality and repealing Directive 76/160/EEC

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/15066