Water Quality


Mersey Port Health Authority take potable water samples from shore side bunkering points and from a variety of vessels including cruise ships, Ro-Ro ferries, merchant vessels, small passenger vessels and pleasure craft that dock at Mersey Port.

Port Health Officers of Mersey Port Health Authority take water quality samples in accordance with guidelines.  Samples may be taken as part of a sampling programme, to test turbidity, taint and or the presence of faecal indicator organisms. Port Health Officers will also provide advice on cleaning regimes and chemical safety