Guidance

Designation and de-designation of bathing waters

This publication was withdrawn on 9 February 2016

This information is no longer current and has been withdrawn.

You can now read bathing waters: apply for designation or de-designation.

How to apply to Defra for designation or de-designation: bathing waters team's decision-making process and evidence requirements.

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This document explains how to apply to Defra for designation of a new bathing water or de-designation of an existing one. It also explains the bathing waters team’s decision-making process and evidence requirements.

Applications from local authorities and landowners to Defra’s bathing waters team

Email: bathingwater@defra.gsi.gov.uk

Tel: 020 7238 5347