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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 misconnections statement There are no known misconnections in this catchment. Modern sewerage systems have two separate systems, one takes foul sewage to sewage treatment, the other takes rainwater runoff through surface water drains to rivers, lakes and the sea. Misconnections occur when waste water pipes are plumbed into surface water drains instead of the foul water sewerage system. This can give rise to pollution when the waste water is discharged directly to the environment through the surface water drain. For example, a washing machine or toilet may be incorrectly plumbed so that it discharges to the surface drain rather than the foul sewage drain. more like this
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2015-39980:1
unstar this property pollution management general statement It is Natural Resources Wales' role to drive improvement of water quality at bathing waters that are at risk of failing European standards. It is natural for water to run off the land to the sea. Water quality at a bathing water is dependent upon the type and area of land (the catchment) draining to the water and the activities undertaken in that catchment. The following sections serve to highlight potential sources of pollution, conditions under which they may arise and measures being put in place to improve water quality. more like this