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White Rock and Killiney Reopen To Bathers But Swimming Not Recommended At Sandymount

18th July 2014
White Rock and Killiney Reopen To Bathers But Swimming Not Recommended At Sandymount

#DublinBay - Following our previous story on the swimming ban at four South Dublin beaches due to high levels of E.coli and other bacteria in water samples earlier this week, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council announced on its Twitter account this afternoon that it was lifting its prohibition notices from the beaches at White Rock in Dalkey and Killiney, with the latter also seeing its Blue Flag raised again.

Results from tests at Sandymount were also clear, but as RTÉ News reports, emergency overflow into Dublin Bay from the city drainage network as a result of this morning's heavy rainfall has seen that beach's temporary swimming ban replaced with a 'Bathing Water Advisory Notice', with further tests to be carried out this evening.

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MacDara Conroy

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