Bathing Water Quality API

Open data from the Environment Agency

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The Environment Agency collects water quality data each year from May to September, to ensure that designated bathing water sites on the coast and inland are safe and clean for swimming and other activities. We make this data reusable and accessible to developers and to members of the public, by publishing it as linked data.

Applications using this data

Documentation describing the dataset and API endpoints

Direct access to the data via SPARQL

Licence terms

This dataset is published under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

More information

For further information from the Environment Agency about linked data, please contact us by email: or follow @DataEnvAgency on Twitter.

For more information about the Environment Agency itself , please see