Leisure

The bathing season's here!

On 1 May 2017, bathing season starts in all of Luxembourg.

01-lacThe following water panes are open to swimming and bathing during the season, i.e. until 31 August 2017:

  • Lake Weiswampach (lake reserved for swimming) in the municipality of Weiswampach;
  • Remerschen ponds (pond reserved for swimming) in the municipality of Schengen;
  • Lake Upper Sûre in the adjacent municipalities of Boulaide, Rambrouch, Neunhausen, Lac de la Haute-Sûre and Esch-sur-Sûre.

An excellent water quality for a better swimming experience!

On the basis or article 3 of the modified Grand Ducal Regulation of 18 May 2009, determining the special protection measures and the state monitoring programmes for bathing water, the quality of bathing water has been evaluated for the years 2013 to 2016, as indicated by the following chart:

Bathing water: river/lake-pond Monitoring points

Quality evaluated in 2016

(for the period 2013-2016)
Weiswampach Lake

Zone 1
Zone 2
Rommwiss
Liefrange

Excellent

Lake of the Upper Sûre

Burgfried
Fuussefeld
Insenborn
Lultzhausen

Excellent
Remerschen ponds

Zone 1 – left bank
Zone 2 – floating jetty
Zone 3 – right bank

Excellent


(Source: Press release of the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure/Department of the Environment)

  • Updated 03-05-2017