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Bathing Water Programme


BATHING WATER DATA 2017

 
This bathing water monitoring programme is carried out by the Health Inspectorate Services within the Environmental Health Directorate (EHD).

The weekly reports contain results of tests that are carried out on samples collected from official bathing sites around the Maltese Islands during the official bathing season which starts from the third week of May and ends in  the third week of October.

The Public Health Laboratory Services (PHLS) within the Environmental Health Directorate carry out all tests for microbiological parameters, as required under the Management of Bathing Water Quality Regulations, 2008 (L.N. 125 of 2​008​ as amended by L.N. 237 of 2011

The Commission has on the 27th May 2011 published a Commission Implementation Decision 2011/321/EU (MT) establishing, pursuant to Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, a symbol for information to the public on bathing water classification and any bathing prohibition or advice against bathing.

European Environment Agency
State of Bathing Waters Interactive Map
Sampling Points by Zones
Zone A
Zone B
Zone C
Zone D
Sampling Results and Classification
Zone A
Zone B
Zone C
Zone D
Site Classification Weekly Report
Star Rating Report