Module 3B – Recreational waters and surface water bodies- The beach profiles

RECREATIONAL AND SURFACE WATERS – EPIDEMIOLOGY – BEACH PROFILES
AIM To provide a detailed review of recreational and surface water quality, and the health hazards associated with bathing in polluted waters. The trainee will be furnished with in-depth information on the management of recreational beaches, in accordance with European directives.
CONTENT
  • Evaluation of water quality.
  • Sanitary inspection.
  • Prevention of pollution.
  • Sampling.
  • The various profiles of bathing beaches.
  • Relevant legislation.
  • Management of recreational waters.
OUTCOME On completing the module trainees will be able to apply methods for preventing and avoiding water pollution, and they will be equipped to plan and apply management protocols to bathing beaches.