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2015 Bathing Water Profile for Llanddwyn

http://environment.data.gov.uk/wales/bathing-waters/data/bathing-water-profile/ukl1100-39980/2015:1

unstar this property bathing water description This beach is located at the south west tip of the Isle of Anglesey. Access is gained via a large conifer plantation owned by Forest Enterprise. Offshore sandbanks fringe the bathing area, which forms a relatively sheltered shallow lagoon. The bay is located within the Newborough Warren and Llanddwyn Island National Nature Reserve. It is also within the Anglesey Coast Salt marsh Special Area of Conservation, the Anglesey Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Newborough Warren - Ynys Llanddwyn Site of Special Scientific Interest. The bathing water sample point is located 420 metres south west of the main beach entrance. more like this
unstar this property investigations statement Inspections are carried out by Natural Resources Wales in partnership with the local authority and the water company. These are carried out pre-season (before the 1st of May) and mid season, if required (during the bathing water season). more like this
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unstar this property visible pollution statement Natural Resources Wales samplers make visual observations of the beach at every visit.  This includes assessments of sewage debris, animal faeces, litter and oil or tar. At Llanddwyn, data are available for the four year assessment period from 2011-2014. Sewage debris was observed in trace amounts on less than ten per cent of occasions. Trace amounts of animal faeces were noted at the site on a minority of occasions. Trace amounts of litter were observed at the bathing water the majority of the time. Oil and tarry residues were not noted at this site. more like this