Sensitive Areas – Bathing Waters

Natural Resources Wales

This is a spatial dataset showing the extent of the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive (UWWTD) sensitive areas (bathing waters) in Wales. The UWWTD (91/271/EEC) regulates the collection and treatment of waste water from homes and from industry. In the UK, the directive is implemented through the Urban Wastewater Treatment regulations 1994. Under these regulations, water bodies where treatment more stringent than secondary is necessary to fulfil the requirements of the Bathing Waters Directive should be designated as sensitive areas by Defra or by Welsh Government as appropriate. This dataset consists of: Bwater_SAs_04122012 - shows areas currently designated as UWWTD bathing water sensitive areas.

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Description Type Endpoint
Web Map Service (WMS) WMS http://lle.gov.wales/services/wms/nrw (inspire-nrw:NRW_UWWTD_SA_BATHING_WATERS)
Web Feature Service (WFS) WFS http://lle.gov.wales/services/wfs (inspire-nrw:NRW_UWWTD_SA_BATHING_WATERS)