Carro

Carro-la-couronne, France

English below
Le spot de Carro est un des spots les plus connus des Bouches-du-Rhône et peut offrir de très belles conditions de vagues. Ce spot est donc le terrain favori des paddles, surfers et windsurfers quand les vagues sont au rendez-vous. Par temps calme, la plage est fréquentée par les habitués et quelques touristes. Un parking gratuit est situé à proximité de la plage.
Le système de traitement des eaux usées peut être une source de dégradation de la qualité de l'eau en cas de fortes pluies.

This spot is quite famous in the Department of Bouches-du-Rhône, and attracts SUP, surfers, and windsurfers. There is a few tourists, and a free parking lot is available.
The waste water treatment might be explanation for bad water quality after heavy rains.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Carro is sampled from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

As part of the Watermen Testers program, Surfrider Foundation Europe volunteers monitor recreational marine and freshwater quality at several sites in the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine. The sampling season goes throughout the year, on an irregular basis depending on availability of volunteers. That is why the monitoring frequency selected is "Other" for all the beaches in the region.

Priority is given to places where Watermen Testers suspect a pollution. Before (from 2014 to 2017), samples were collected bi-monthly. According to the European Directive 2006/7/CE, water quality is based on 2 bacteriological parameters: E. coli and enterococcus. Threshold between average and poor water quality :
Freshwater :
Enterococcus  660 CFU/100mL
E. coli : 1800 CFU/100mL
Marine water:
Enteroccocus : 370 CFU/100mL
E. coli: 1000 CFU/100mL

A beach is marked green if the two results (Enterococcus and E. coli) are under European thresholds.
A beach is marked red if one of the two or the two results is/are above the European threshold.
A beach is marked grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Special status beaches:
Due to the high frequentation of beaches during the summer and the occurrence of storms, leading to wastewater treatment plant overflows, some beaches are exposed to short term pollutions.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Carro

Carro-la-couronne, France

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   

English below
Le spot de Carro est un des spots les plus connus des Bouches-du-Rhône et peut offrir de très belles conditions de vagues. Ce spot est donc le terrain favori des paddles, surfers et windsurfers quand les vagues sont au rendez-vous. Par temps calme, la plage est fréquentée par les habitués et quelques touristes. Un parking gratuit est situé à proximité de la plage.
Le système de traitement des eaux usées peut être une source de dégradation de la qualité de l'eau en cas de fortes pluies.

This spot is quite famous in the Department of Bouches-du-Rhône, and attracts SUP, surfers, and windsurfers. There is a few tourists, and a free parking lot is available.
The waste water treatment might be explanation for bad water quality after heavy rains.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Carro is sampled from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

As part of the Watermen Testers program, Surfrider Foundation Europe volunteers monitor recreational marine and freshwater quality at several sites in the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine. The sampling season goes throughout the year, on an irregular basis depending on availability of volunteers. That is why the monitoring frequency selected is "Other" for all the beaches in the region.

Priority is given to places where Watermen Testers suspect a pollution. Before (from 2014 to 2017), samples were collected bi-monthly. According to the European Directive 2006/7/CE, water quality is based on 2 bacteriological parameters: E. coli and enterococcus. Threshold between average and poor water quality :
Freshwater :
Enterococcus  660 CFU/100mL
E. coli : 1800 CFU/100mL
Marine water:
Enteroccocus : 370 CFU/100mL
E. coli: 1000 CFU/100mL

A beach is marked green if the two results (Enterococcus and E. coli) are under European thresholds.
A beach is marked red if one of the two or the two results is/are above the European threshold.
A beach is marked grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

Special status beaches:
Due to the high frequentation of beaches during the summer and the occurrence of storms, leading to wastewater treatment plant overflows, some beaches are exposed to short term pollutions.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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