Designated Bathing Water Locations

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The location of Designated Bathing Waters under the Bathing Water Directive (Directive 2006/7/EC) which was implemented in Ireland through the Bathing Water Quality Regulations, 2008 (S.I. No. 79 of 2008).

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Theme Health
Date dataset released 2011-06-08
Date dataset updated 2019-06-04
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['no limitations', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license']
Update frequency Other
Language English
Landing Page http://splash.epa.ie/
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.47472, 51.44555],[-10.47472, 55.37999], [-6.01306, 55.37999], [-6.01306, 51.44555], [-10.47472, 51.44555]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) TM65 / Irish Grid (EPSG:29902)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "1014", "verticalDomainName": "EPSG Projection 5731 - Malin Head height", "minVerticalExtent": "0"}
Provenance information Each Local Authority in Ireland was asked to provide details of the bathing location in their area and XY points are created from the coordinates supplied. The coordinates supplied were standardised in 2011 to only include the exact monitoring location at each bathing water. Other attributes were added by the EPA. Register of Protected Area codes are unique incremental numbers (eg PA3_0125). IDBW (Bathing Water ID for reporting to Europe) is in the format set out in the Directive (County Code, River Basin District, BathingWater type (Lake ( eg. BWL) Coast, Transitional) Waterbody code and a unique 4 digit number.
Period of time covered (begin) 2011-01-08
Period of time covered (end) 2015-01-26