|Title||Bathing Water Directive 2006/7/EC Report - Identification of bathing areas|
|Description||Member States shall notify of all waters identified as bathing waters, including the reason for any change compared to the preceding year.|
|Legislative instrument title||New Bathing Water Directive (consolidated)|
|Reporting dates and guidelines|
|National reporting coordinators|
|National reporting contacts||Authorised WISE data providers for BWDs http://forum.eionet.europa.eu/x_wise-reporting/library/bathing_directive/reporting-bathing-season-2012/list-bathing-water-directive-reporters_20121213|
|Next report due||If MS decide to report under Directive 2006/7/EC in 2008, the reporting table, together with other requested reporting tables, is due 31 December. From 2009 bathing season on, it is due after 1 January and before the start of the bathing season.|
|Report to||European Commission, Directorate General Environment|
|Other clients using this reporting|
|Reporting guidelines||Guidelines available through the Reportnet Data Dictionary [Valid since 06/11/2012]|
The letter of request is sent by EC, DG ENV and EEA to Nominated reporters under the Bathing Water Directive, Permanent Representations of EU Member States, Water Directors of EU Member States and Eionet National Focal Points every year with reference to templates to use, guidelines and other support files. The guidelines are being updated for the 2012 season reporting. The letter "WISE Bathing Water Directive data request 2012" is available at http://icm.eionet.europa.eu/announcements/ann13516...
Member States must provide in digital format specified table "Inventory of identified bathing waters" as defined in Data Dictionary "WISE - Bathing Water Quality Reporting under Directive 2006/7/EC". There are prepared reporting templates via xls- or xml-schema to assist the Member States.
Additional information is available at:
-DG ENV website related to BWD http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water-bathin...
-public EIONET Forum interest group WISE Water Directives reporting, subfolder for the Bathing Water Directive further divided into reporting for individual bathing seasons and workshops on BWD reporting at http://forum.eionet.europa.eu/x_wise-reporting/lib...
-public Bathing Water Directive WFD CIRCA library under workshops on BWD reporting at http://circa.europa.eu/Public/irc/env/wfd/library?...
|Data used for||Bathing Water Directive - Status of bathing water|
|Type of information reported||Data, Compliance|