2016 Report

The 2016 report provides an assessment of bathing water quality on the basis of a statistical analysis, according to the provisions of article 4 and Annex I of the Directive 2006/7/EC, for the set of bathing water quality data compiled for 2016 in relation to that bathing season and the three preceding bathing seasons (i.e. 2013‐2015).

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  • 2016 Report

    The 2016 report provides an assessment of bathing water quality on the basis of a statistical analysis, according to the provisions of article 4 and Annex I of the Directive 2006/7/EC, for the set of bathing water quality data compiled for 2016 in relation to that bathing season and the three preceding bathing seasons (i.e. 2013‐2015).

    1507 bathing waters were assessed of the 1542 bathing waters, which were included in the monitoring programme in Greece for 2016. 34 bathing waters sites were monitored for the first time in 2015 and were not evaluated since the minimum number of samples required by the Directive has not yet been collected. However, from the initial results of 2015 and 2016 the concentrations of microbiological parameters remain below the respective criteria values of excellent quality. One bathing water was not evaluated since monitoring was not been possible due to prevented access to that bathing water site.

    For the remaining 1507 bathing waters, the classification results are the following:

    • 1496 bathing waters are classified as “excellent quality”. 1495 of them are located in coastal waters and one in inland waters.
    • 10 bathing waters are classified as “good quality”. 9 of them are located in coastal waters and one in inland waters.
    • 1 bathing water is classified as “poor quality”, located in coastal waters.
    • None of bathing waters was classified as “poor quality”.
    Ημερομηνία: 
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
  • Bathing water quality 2016

    Βathing water quality assessment for 1.507 sites was completed and published of the 1.542 bathing water sites which were included in the monitoring programme in Greece for 2016. 34 bathing water sites were monitored for the first time in 2015 and were not assessed since the minimum number of samples required by the Directive 2006/7/EC has not yet been collected. Also one bathing water site in Lefkada was not assessed as was not monitored during the bathing season 2016 since the access to the coast was not possible due to landslips and cutting off the road throughout the area, which do not affect the quality of bathing water site, caused by the earthquake on 17 November 2015 in Lefkada.

    The bathing water quality assessment was carried out through statistical analysis of the bathing water quality data set from the year 2013 to 2016 by the Special Secretariat for Water of the Ministry for the Environment and Energy.

    In accordance with the provisions of the Directive 2006/7/EC regarding the management of bathing water quality, Greece provided the Commission with the results of the monitoring and the bathing water quality assessment for each bathing water site.

    In total, the monitoring programme includes 1.542 bathing water sites, 1.540 of them are located in coastal waters and the rest 2 bathing water sites are located in inland waters (lakes). According to the statistical analysis of the bathing water quality data set, the classification status for the 1507 bathing waters is the following: 1.496 bathing waters (99.27%) are classified as "excellent quality", 10 bathing waters (0.66%) are classified as "good quality", 1 bathing water (0.07%) is classified as "sufficient quality" and none of bathing waters is classified as "poor quality".

    The analytical report is available through the web site http://www.bathingwaterprofiles.gr. The bathing water quality assessment in Greece for 2016 is available in the map hereunder.

     

    Ημερομηνία: 
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
  • Monitoring of bathing water quality for South Aegean bathing sites 2017

    Bathing water quality for bathing sites of the Region of South Aegean for 2017 is monitored under the supervision of the Special Secretariat for Water of the Ministry of Environment and Energy based on the provisions of the Directive 2006/7/EC concerning the management of bathing water quality.

    The results of the monitoring programme are available through the links hereunder 

     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    Ημερομηνία: 
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
  • Bathing water quality 2015

    From the 1.542 bathing water sites which were monitored in Greece in 2015, bathing water quality assessment for 1.508 sites was completed and published since 34 bathing water sites were monitored for the firtst time in 2015.  

    The bathing water quality assessment was carried out through statistical analysis of the bathing water quality data set from the year 2012 to 2015 by the Special Secretariat for Water of the Ministry for the Environment and Energy.     

    In accordance with the provisions of the Directive 2006/7/EC regarding the management of bathing water quality, Greece provided the Commission with the results of the monitoring and the bathing water quality assessment for each bathing water. 

    In total, 1.542 bathing water sites were monitored, 1.540 of them are located in coastal waters and the rest 2 bathing water sites are located in inland waters (lakes). The 34 new bathing water sites were not assessed as the minimum number of samples required by the Directive 2006/7/EC has not yet been collected. Regarding the results of the bathing water quality assessment, the classification status for the bathing waters is the following: 1.499 bathing waters are classified as "excellent quality", 9 bathing waters are classified as "good quality", none of bathing waters are classified as "sufficient quality" or "poor quality".

    The analytical report is available through the web site http://www.bathingwaterprofiles.gr and the bathing water quality assessment in Greece for 2015 is available in the the map hereunder.

     

    Ημερομηνία: 
    Friday, July 29, 2016
  • Monitoring of bathing water quality for South Aegean bathing sites 2016

    Bathing water quality for bathing sites of the Region of South Aegean for 2016 is monitored under the supervision of the Special Secretariat for Water of the Ministry of Environment and Energy based on the provisions of the Directive 2006/7/ECconcerning the management of bathig water quality. The results of the monitoring programme are available through the map hereunder 

       

    Ημερομηνία: 
    Friday, July 29, 2016
  • Website technical issues resolved

    Techical issues regarding English version of the sampling report have been resolved and as of now  English version of the sampling report on microbiological results of Bathing Water Quality Programme is available for downloading and printing.

    Ημερομηνία: 
    Monday, August 31, 2015
  • English version sampling report

    Due to technical issues on data retrieval of the sampling report on microbiological results of Bathing Water Quality Programme, you are kindly requested to use the Greek version of the report until the problem is solved.

    Ημερομηνία: 
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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