Category Archives: Bathing Water Notice

Be Alert to Water Safety

As Sport Ireland and key stakeholders have come together to encourage everyone to be alert to water safety this summer, Waterford City and County Council is actively supporting the message to keep  safe in and near water. Over the last … Continue reading

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Waterford goes blue for World Drowning Prevention Day

Hot weather increases drowning risk. UN World Drowning Prevention Day is Sunday 25 July On Sunday 25th July 2021 our Council Buildings will be going BLUE to highlight drowning prevention worldwide. The United Nations has declared Sunday 25 July World Drowning Prevention Day. … Continue reading

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Public Participation: Identification of Bathing Waters

Local authorities must identify official bathing areas in their area every year so that they can be monitored for safety, water quality and their level of use. To help with this process, Waterford City & County Council are asking people … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Temporary Bathing Prohibition, Clonea Beach

Due to an emergency overflow from the sewerage system, there is a risk of contamination at Clonea beach and bathing is temporarily prohibited until the status of the bathing water quality can be verified. This will take approximately 2 days.

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Temporary Bathing Prohibition: Clonea Beach

Due to an emergency overflow from the sewerage system, there is a risk of contamination at Clonea beach and bathing is temporarily prohibited until the status of the bathing water quality can be verified. This will take approximately 2 days.

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Provision of Lifeguard services

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the recruitment of beach lifeguards was delayed this year. The beach lifeguard service will not be operational on Waterford’s Blue Flag beaches this June Bank Holiday weekend. Swimmers should follow the advice of Water Safety Ireland … Continue reading

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Jellyfish warning – TRAMORE BEACH

WARNING – JELLYFISH We are currently dealing with several (dead) Portuguese Man-Of-War jellyfish on TRAMORE BEACH. Please be advised that there is a no swimming order now temporarily in place. We also advise walkers / dog owners not to approach … Continue reading

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Temporary “No swimming notice”: Stradbally Cove

TEMPORARY ADVICE NOT TO SWIM. Bathers are temporarily advised not to swim at Stradbally Cove due to recent heavy rain. Waterford Council will continue monitoring and will give updated advice in due course.

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Bathing Prohibition: STRADBALLY COVE

TEMPORARY ADVICE NOT TO SWIM.  Bathers are advised not to swim at Stradbally Cove temporarily, due to recent increase in the levels of bacteria in the river. Waterford Council will continue monitoring and will give updated advice in due course. … Continue reading

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