Find out how the Environment Agency monitors and assesses the quality of bathing waters in England and Wales and what the water is like at your favourite beach.
Use our search tool to investigate bathing water quality near you.
This short film tells the story of how the Environment Agency is working to improve bathing water quality in England and Wales.
Find out how to report bathing water pollution, tweet about your local beach or send us your photographs and films of beaches.
Read our press releases for the latest news and developments on bathing waters.
Read about the revised Bathing Water Directive which sets higher bathing water quality standards to be achieved by 2015.
Find out how good the bathing waters are near you - enter your postcode or place name
Author: The Environment Agency | email@example.com
Last updated: 26 January 2011