The new Directive ensures timely information of the public during the bathing season, with an obligation for Member States to disseminate actively and promptly information on bathing water quality. In particular, notices banning or advising against bathing should be rapidly and easily identifiable. The Commission adopted on the 27 May 2011 a decision establishing a symbol for information to the public on bathing water classification and any bathing prohibition.
Symbols for informing on bathing prohibition or advice against bathing
Symbols for informing on bathing water classification
These pictograms can be enlarged or reduced without losing quality. In any event, the proportion between their composing elements has to be the same than in the file Baignade.pdf.