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Water Quality



Water Supplies


What areas of water quality do Environmental Health Officers look at?

  • Private Water Supplies

For those who extract their private water supply from boreholes.

  • Bathing waters

To include swimming pools at leisure centres, Jacuzzi's, hydrotherapy pools.

  • Mains Water

To include manufacturers of foods and drinks.


  • Private Water Supplies

There are currently no private water supplies in the Bournemouth area

  • Bathing Waters

We ensure that businesses check the water quality in swimming pools to include leisure     centres, private health clubs, hotels and out door pools, hospital hydrotherapy pools,  Jacuzzi's and paddling pools.

Businesses should check regularly for chemical levels as well as for microbiological quality (bacteria) unless there is a complaint or a problem with the chemical tests, in which case the frequency should be increased.


Mains Water

Any problems with regards to the quality of mains water should be referred to your utility provider.


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