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Key Message
Indicator codes: WEU 011


Despite this improvement, 13% of Europe's coastal bathing waters and 36% of Europe's inland bathing beaches still do not meet (non-mandatory) guide values even though the bathing water directive was adopted almost 25 years ago. In addition studies have shown that even meeting guide values does necessarily protect public health.

European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
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