Beach management


Warnings of beach closure

  • Processing diagnostics : sources of contamination, solutions …
  • Analyses certified by the health minister and COFRAC

February 2011 : Deadline to send in the "bathing and waters profile" intended to identify the sources of pollution, foresee solutions and provide adapted management strategies.

End of 2012 : Strengthened norms of surveillance : maximum concentrations of E. coli is cut by a factor of 4.
What impact will this have to the beaches ?


Management tools for beaches

  • Prepare scenarios
  • Prediction tools : weather, tides, currents

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