Average wave heights: ____ Rainfall: Total annual ____ Seasonal patterns
Water: Average Annual low _ _ _ _ _ A n n Air: Average ___ Annual low __ Annual high ___ Public facilities: No. of toilets ___ Showers ___ Drinking water fountains Litter bins ___ (are they animal and/or bird-proof? ___) Are methods in place to warn the public of danger? ____ Are the above facilities adequate? u a l h i g h _ _ _
Is there an adequate parking area?
A d d i t i o n a l d e t a i l s _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
a) Sewage and animal wastes. Is the water quality affected, or likely to be affected, by discharges from:
On-site or other private sewage disposal systems
Communal sewage disposal or treatment
Long sea outfalls
domestic or wild animals and birds
Confined animals or birds (i.e. feedlots)
Are discharges continuous or sporadic? ______
Is wastewater from toilets, showers, etc. likely to contaminate the bathing area?
Will typical bather densities impair water quality? ______
b) Storm water runoff. Is the water quality affected or likely to be affected by non-point discharges from:
Municipal storm drains or combined sewer overflows?
drainage? Are onshore winds likely to carry polluted water into the bathing area? Are currents likely to carry polluted water into the bathing area? _____ Are tides likely to affect water quality in the bathing area? _____ Microbiological water quality data or additional information:__________ _____
Note: Any of the above with a “yes” answer require a detailed investigation and risk analysis. This investigation should include:
Proximity of potential contamination source to bathing area.
Background and contamination incident flow rates.