Scarborough South Bay bathing water pollution – links to latest press stories:
31 October 2017
Gull, dog and human faeces among South Bay pollutants.
Yorkshire Coast Radio
25 Oct 2017
‘Unlikely Improvement’ Of Scarborough South Bay Water Quality.
A report on the water quality in Scarborough’s South Bay indicates that some of the pollution is waste from humans, seabirds and dogs.
Updated 11 September 2017
South Bay pollution puzzle goes on despite investment of £50m
Puzzel over pollution in Scarborough’s South Bay
Sea water in Scarborough’s South Bay is still polluted…
Yorkshire Bathing Water Partnership offers advice on how to keep the beaches clean and free from pollution. For further information on how you can help minimise any impact on bathing water quality, click here. IMPORTANT: There is a section missing from this glossy document which is the statement from the Yorkshire Bathing Water Partnership about its plans to stop trade effluent and human sewage polluting the Scarborough South Bay bathing water. Contact Yorkshire Water to find out more: Telephone: +44 345 124 2424 or click here
Yorkshire Bathing Water Partnership brings together Yorkshire Water, Environment Agency, Scarborough Borough Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council and Welcome to Yorkshire. If you are concerned about the pollution in Scarborough bathing water, and what the Advice Against Bathing warning means for you and your children, contact Scarborough Borough Council Tourism Department. Telephone: 01723 383636 or Email:
Y-UK! Britain’s beaches are among the DIRTIEST in Europe – with 20 of them classed as UNSAFE to swim at. The beach water is tested for contamination by pollution from human or livestock poo.
Y-UK! Britain’s beaches are among the DIRTIEST in Europe