Portugal 8th best for water

in News · 23-06-2019 08:00:00 · 2 Comments
Portugal 8th best for water

Portugal is the eighth best country in the EU when it comes to bathing waters, with 91.1% of the 608 areas surveyed in 2018 registering as "excellent"

According to data published by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency, 554 (91.1%) of the 608 Portuguese bathing areas monitored last year were "excellent", more than 529 (87.7%) of 603 registered in 2017.


Also in 2018, 29 (4.8%) of Portuguese bathing areas presented a "good" quality, while nine (1.5%) had "sufficient" and two (0.3%) "mediocre".


Another 14 national bathing areas were not classified.


The EU average last year was 85.1%, a slight increase (by one percentage point) compared to 2017.


Overall, 95.4% of the 21,831 bathing areas monitored in the 28 Member States meet the minimum quality requirements under the EU rules.



Comments:

And which countries are the other 7 ranking before Portugal? Cite the source please

by Debbie from Other on 30-06-2019 09:02:00

Please correct the title ;)

by Ana from Lisbon on 24-06-2019 03:12:00
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