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Pollution control - water quality

The Environmental Management Team carry out regular sampling and monitoring of water used within the Chichester District, which includes:

  • The risk assessment and monitoring of Private Water Supplies and Private Distribution Systems.
  • Advice regarding any problems with mains water supplies.  
  • Monitoring and publishing of the bathing water quality sample results for the three main EU designated bathing beaches in the district.
  • Monitoring and publishing the water quality sample results from Chichester Harbour.
  • Publishing details of Storm Water Effluent Discharges from the water treatment works and sewer overflows that discharge to the Harbour.
  • Sampling of many of the swimming pools open to the public.

In addition, monitoring of water from a bottled water processing plant is regularly undertaken by the Health Protection Team.

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