Weymouth & Portland Borough Council. 1995 Letter detailing water quality monitoring carried out by Environmental Health Services Section & Weymouth Port Health Authority in the Fleet and Portland Harbour (11 Aug 1995).

Bathing water sampling (Total coliforms, faecal coliforms, faecal streptococci) by Weymouth and Portland Borough Council Environmental Health Dept. at bathing waters. Portland Harbour Castle Cove, and Sandsfoot beach areas, May to September. Samples taken occasionally from Chesil Cove (not a designated bathing water). Results not given.

Weymouth Port Health Authority regularly samples mussel and oyster flesh in Portland Harbour and the Fleet [for bacteria?]. Annual sampling of shellfish flesh for MAFF for chemical contamination in the Fleet and Portland Harbour. No results given. [presumably available from MAFF?] Seawater and shellfish flesh are sampled on behalf of MAFF in the Fleet and Portland Harbour to monitor for algal blooms. Sampling frequency increased during spring and summer.

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