Do Not Swim notices have been issued today for Burrow Beach Sutton and South Strand Skerries for 3 days due to an increase in bacteria levels in the results of the bathing water samples taken on Monday.
The existing advisory notice on Skerries South Beach has been elevated to a Do Not Swim notice given results received today.
Resamples from Burrow Beach, Sutton, and Skerries South Beach were taken this morning with results due this Friday, 23rd July.
If the resample results are satisfactory the Do Not Swim notices can be lifted this Friday 23rd July.
Seawater re-samples were taken today 21st July 2021 at these beaches, the results will be available on Friday 23rd July, 2021 and the Do Not Swim notices will be reviewed.
The beaches remain open but beach users are asked to respect the ‘Do Not Swim’ notices as they have been put in place to ensure that the health of bathers is not compromised.
Members of the public can check for water quality at any of the monitored bathing waters in Ireland in advance by accessing the EPA website at www.beaches.ie or by checking the notice board at the entrance to each beach.