Morgiou

Marseille, France

English below
Cette calanque est dans le coeur de Parc National des Calanques. Elle recèle toutes les richesses protégées par cet établissement public : paysages, biodiversité… Un réel terrain de jeux pour les pratiquants d’activités nautiques. L’accès à la calanque pour les véhicules à moteur est limité durant la saison estivale, seules les personnes ayant des autorisations peuvent rejoindre la calanque en voiture. Un sentier permet d'y accéder à pied, il faut compter une heure de marche environ.
Le système de traitement des eaux usées, la fréquentation des baigneurs, ainsi que les bateaux au mouillage peuvent être des sources de pollutions potentielles.

This "calanque" (typical creek in the South of France) is located in the Calanques National Park. It is a wild beautiful spot to practice nautical sports and bathe. But for this, you will have to walk an hour.
The waste water treatment, bathers, and boats at anchor might be explanations for a bad water quality.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Morgiou 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

Morgiou

Marseille, France

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

English below
Cette calanque est dans le coeur de Parc National des Calanques. Elle recèle toutes les richesses protégées par cet établissement public : paysages, biodiversité… Un réel terrain de jeux pour les pratiquants d’activités nautiques. L’accès à la calanque pour les véhicules à moteur est limité durant la saison estivale, seules les personnes ayant des autorisations peuvent rejoindre la calanque en voiture. Un sentier permet d'y accéder à pied, il faut compter une heure de marche environ.
Le système de traitement des eaux usées, la fréquentation des baigneurs, ainsi que les bateaux au mouillage peuvent être des sources de pollutions potentielles.

This "calanque" (typical creek in the South of France) is located in the Calanques National Park. It is a wild beautiful spot to practice nautical sports and bathe. But for this, you will have to walk an hour.
The waste water treatment, bathers, and boats at anchor might be explanations for a bad water quality.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Morgiou 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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