The Belize Bureau of Standards (BBS) wishes to notify the relevant stakeholders and the general public that the standard “Guidelines for Recreational Water Quality” is being developed by the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ). The draft standard “Guidelines for Recreational Water Quality” is out for public comments and inputs. Stakeholders are asked to note, on approval of the standard by COTED, the BBS will adopt the same as a national standard. The deadline for submission of comments to the Bureau of Standards is September 5, 2012. The standard is also available on request from the BBS office. Comments can be mailed to the BBS at  or email at

Please refer to the attached documents.

regional recreational water quality draft 2 [1]

guidelines for recreational water quality comments form[1]