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Trevaunance Cove (St Agnes)

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Trevaunance Cove
Cornwall, TR5 0RU, Lat/Long 50.3N 5.2W

A sand and rock beach which is completely covered at high tide. The cove is enclosed on both sides by cliffs and rocks and is popular with surfers.

Water quality

  • Benefits from the 1996 St Agnes Clean Sweep scheme
  • St Agnes sewage treatment works offers secondary treatment with ultraviolet disinfection
  • The outfall from the works discharges to sea and is disinfected and designed to protect bathing water quality
  • There are storm overflows from Cove and Peterville pumping stations. These overflows exist to protect homes, gardens, roads and open spaces from sewer flooding normally after storms
  • The urban area behind the beach is served by a combined overflow system
  • Bathing water quality in this area can be affected by urban drainage and agricultural run-off.

Local activities and interests

Good Beach Guide: Trevaunance Cove

This weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget

factors affecting bathing water quality

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