View dataset definition

Identifier BWQ_2006
Short name WISE-BW2006/7/EC
Registration status Released 16 October 2017
Reference URL http://dd.eionet.europa.eu/datasets/latest/BWQ_2006
Name WISE - Bathing Water Quality Reporting under Directive 2006/7/EC
Keywords Water, water quality, River, Lake, Sea
Definition Bathing water quality data and information are collected annually through the Reportnet process. Member States have to report monitoring results on the parameters defined in the Directive 2006/7/EC. From 2015 bathing season, all countries reporting bathing water data have been assessed under the provisions of the Directive 2006/7/EC.

Data and information obtained through the Reportnet under the Directive 2006/7/EC are compiled for an annual summary report: https://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/european-ba... on bathing water quality in the Community, including bathing water classifications, conformity to this Directive and significant management measures undertaken. Data and information are also used to compile country reports: https://www.eea.europa.eu/themes/water/status-and-... and state of bathing water map viewer: http://www.eea.europa.eu/themes/water/interactive/... . Data collected through the Reportnet process are published in Waterbase, a series of water topic-specific databases and web pages, publicly accessible via the EEA Data Service's web site. Data on the status and quantity of Europe's water resources can be viewed, analysed and downloaded from Waterbase at: http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data#c5=all...

Full details of the data requested on bathing water quality are presented in this specification by table, and include inventory of identified bathing waters, seasonal information on bathing waters, abnormal situations, short term pollution events and monitoring results of bathing waters based on parameters intestinal enterococci and Escherichia coli as prescribed by the Directive 2006/7/EC.
Methodology for obtaining data The data requested through the Reportnet process should be derived from existing national and/or regional monitoring networks within each country reporting BWD data. Countries are asked to provide data on bathing water quality according to criteria described in the Directive 2006/7/EC, and as detailed in this data request. Parameter data should be provided for all national bathing waters. It is expected that these data should provide a general overview, based on truly comparable data, of water quality at an European level.

The ETC/ICM contact person for the WISE - Bathing Water Quality Reporting under Directive 2006/7/EC is Dr. Lidija Globevnik, based at the TC Vode, Ljubljana, Slovenia. If you have any questions about the format and content of the data request please contact by e-mail at: bwd.helpdesk@eionet.europa.eu.
Planned updating frequency Annually by 31 December
Version October 2017
Owner (Accountable)
Responsible
Reporting obligation

Data model

thumbnail
Click thumbnail to view large version of the data model

Dataset tables

Full name Short name
Inventory of identified bathing waters Identified bathing waters
Seasonal information on bathing waters Bathing season table
Monitoring results of bathing waters Monitoring results
Abnormal situations Abnormal situations
Short term pollution Short term pollution

Other versions

Dataset number Status Release date
3299 Released 26 October 2016 [view]
3294 Released 03 November 2015 [view]
3151 Released 30 October 2014 [view]
3101 Released 27 October 2013 [view]
3054 Released 06 November 2012 [view]
2944 Released 23 December 2011 [view]
2904 Released 16 November 2010 [view]
2826 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2825 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2824 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2823 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2822 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2821 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2820 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2819 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2818 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2817 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2814 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2813 Released 30 October 2009 [view]
2728 Released 16 October 2008 [view]
2726 Released 16 October 2008 [view]
2680 Released 16 October 2008 [view]