One bad day at Coldingham bay
0 Have your say A huge spike in pollution found in bathing water at Coldingham on August 30 remains a mystery to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
Between June 1 and September 15, SEPA check bathing water quality at Scotland’s most popular tourist beaches, testing for bacteria E Coli (EC) and intestinal enterococci (IE). During that time 15 of the 16 samples at Coldingham ranged from 10-80 EC (above 500 is poor) but the August 30 water sample registered 3,700 EC and IE levels were also exceptionally high on that date.
“We have been unable to conclusively determine the source of... read more
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