Recreational Water

Recreational water is a term that covers many areas. People have many ways of enjoying their quality time and quite often it can involve water. Whether it is sitting by your garden water feature or canoeing down a river any activity involving water has its risks. Other than the obvious drowning and physical injuries there are the risks of water bourn illnesses.Recreational water activities include fishing, paddling, bathing, sailing, boating, canoeing, water sports, endurance events involving water obstacles, ponds, fountains and water features. Although the contamination of recreational waters will vary depending on external factors it is essential to be aware of the risks so you can minimise them. An example being, you have a golf course with several ponds which need maintenance. It is wise to check the water prior to this so you know what precautions your staff need to take.