Bathing water status

How to apply for Bathing Water Status – Free conference

The Surfers Against Sewage Bathing Water Conference will take place in Bristol on Saturday 11 November.

Officially designated Bathing Waters are the only stretches of waterway where water quality is regularly monitored for its effect on human health, and legal obligations are put on polluting industries to clean up their act. In the UK there are currently only three stretches of river that have been designated as bathing waters, and amazingly, all of these have been won through local campaigns driven by communities.

Surfers Against Sewage are hosting the first inland Bathing Water Conference, which is a must-attend event for communities and individuals who want to know more about applying for bathing water designation. The event will also be suitable for communities that have already submitted an application and are looking for some practical next steps. 

The event will be a great opportunity to network with like-minded passionate community members and campaign groups.

To register your attendance, please follow the link below:

Bathing Water Conference Tickets, Sat 11 November 2023 at 09:30 | Eventbrite

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