99% clear seas and beaches in Greece

99% of greek waters are highly recommended as excellent quality waters and are appropriate for swimming. The statiscs were announced by the ministry of National Maritime on Monday, as the Executive Secretary of waters finished and published the results of water quality evaluation in greek beaches for 2016.

Specifically 1496 spots of interest (99.27%) are classified to the category “excellent quality”, 10 spots (0,66%) as “good quality” and 1 spot (0.07%) as “adequate quality”.

Evaluation over the quality of waters for swimming took part in 1507 swimming beaches-2 in lakes-from 1542 spots of observation.