The water quality of De Zandpol at Nieuw-Amsterdam

What is the swimming water like? De Zandpol? 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 swimming lake Zandpol is a small shallow lake located to west of Zandpol and ten south of Nieuw-Amsterdam. Om the entire lake is a 20 meter wide beach. Around it are trees planted. The lake is maximum 5 meter deep. There is no vegetation on the shore. The lake has a surface of approximately 0,8 hectares.



Swimming spots nearby

1. Bargerhoek: water quality is good
2. De zandpol: water quality is good
3. Ermerstrand: water quality is good
4. Ermerzand: water quality is good
5. Grote rietplas - parelstrand: water quality is good
6. Grote rietplas - rietstrand: water quality is good
7. Grote rietplas - watersportstrand: water quality is good
8. Kleine rietplas: water quality is good


The weather in Nieuw-Amsterdam, now:


Licht bewolkt

The current weather in Nieuw-Amsterdam is Licht bewolkt
Wind Force 4 bft | 13.6 Knopen | 25.2 km/h
Wind direction ZW
Wind arrow
Today: Plaatselijk een bui


Extended weather forecast for Nieuw-Amsterdam (click)



Swim at De Zandpol

The bathing water quality at De Zandpol is good
Last check 17-06-2024

E.coli: 15 n/dl (below 1800 is ok)
Intestinal enterococci: 15 n/dl (under 400 is ok)
Sunbathing area
Diepte zwemlocatie: 5 meter
Descending bottom
Information board
WC / Toilets
Waste bins
Doorzicht, 1 meter
Sandy beach
Fresh water
Bicycle shed
First Aid

Water temperature


Measurement time: 22 juni, 13:10
(more info)
Middenweg, Nieuw-Amsterdam
Do you have any questions about this swimming location? Contact the administrator:

Gemeente Emmen

Information board

The information board at the swimming location De Zandpol


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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