3.A.2.3 State of recreational waters and beaches in the Black Sea coastal area
Country Performed Samples1 Number Failed Samples2 Percentage Failed Samples2 Total Length (km) of Polluted Beaches Total Length (km) of Beaches
Bulgaria 859 45 5 5.53 150
Georgia n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 160
Romania 1,100 n.a. n.a. n.a. 170
Russia 1,800 200 11 n.a. 600
Turkey 529 74 14 n.a. 950
Ukraine 785 348 44 n.a. 1,400

Source: Black Sea country reports

Notes: 1 Numbers of samples reported are partial and refer to some of the sample stations along the Black Sea coastal area
2 Failure was judged by exceedence of 1/20 samples: Faecal coliforms - 2,000/100 ml; Faecal streptococci - 400/100 ml
3 Length of polluted beaches is partial and refers to some of the beaches along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast
n.a. not available

See also

3.A.2.1 Pollution surveys in the Black Sea
3.A.2.2 Insufficient information flow and data exchange
2.A.2 Monitoring the levels and effects of pollutants for compliance and for long-term trends, data exchange