BATHING WATER DATA 2016
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 2008 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.