The water quality of De Heide at Heerenveen

What is the swimming water like? De Heide? On the water map below you'll see the swimming location in its immediate vicinity. On the right of on this page you will find all information about the current weather, at the bottom of the swimming spots in the area.



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The recreation area “The Heide”, is located on the southwest edge of Heerenveen. The swimming water is on the northern shore of the lake.



Swimming spots nearby

1. De heide: water quality is good
2. Nannewiid: water quality is negative swimming advice


The weather in Heerenveen, now:


Half bewolkt

The current weather in Heerenveen is Half bewolkt
Wind Force 2 bft | 3.9 Knopen | 7.2 km/h
Wind direction ZZO
Wind arrow
Today: Van het zuiden uit onweersbuien


Extended weather forecast for Heerenveen (click)



Swim at De Heide

The bathing water quality at De Heide is good
Last check 08-07-2024

E.coli: 90 n/dl (below 1800 is ok)
Intestinal enterococci: 15 n/dl (under 400 is ok)
Bicycle shed
Horeca, mobiele kiosk
Diepte zwemlocatie: 1.2 meter
Dogs allowed, niet toegestaan op strand en in het water
Fresh water
Descending bottom
Information board
Sandy beach
Play equipment
Sunbathing area
Waste bins, number: 5
WC / Toilets, number: 4
Beach house

Water temperature


Measurement time: 20 juli, 20:10
(more info)
De Dreef, Heerenveen
Do you have any questions about this swimming location? Contact the administrator:

Gemeente Heerenveen
Phone: 0513-617 617
Notifications about bathing water quality:
Provincie Fryslân


Photo of De HeideFoto: Gemeente Heerenveen
Foto van De HeidePhoto: Gemeente Heerenveen

Information board

The information board at the swimming location De Heide


The water temperature value comes from the nearest official Rijkswaterstaat measuring station and is an approximation for this location. Always take local conditions into account, it is usually colder in deeper water than on the shore!
The water quality measurement is based on the amount of bacteria in nanograms per deciliter (n /dl). In this case it concerns the intestinal bacteria Escherichia coli (E.coli) and intestinal enterococci, which occur in the feces of both animals and humans. A suddenly high value is often related to bird droppings in the water, for example, but can certainly also have other causes. It is unwise to swim in water where these values exceed the standards. The water manager also inspects the bathing water areas for other types of pollution, such as blue-green algae or other toxic algae and general safety features.

More information about this swimming location can be found at

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