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10 things you should know about water polluting in Europe

  1. The dirtiest coasts in Europe are in Lithuania and Estonia.
  2. 70% of all surface water in the CzechRepublic is extremely polluted.
  3. In Hungary, 40% of tap water is polluted.
  4. In Poland, 75% of river flow is so polluted that the water cannot even be used in industry.
  5. Baltic Sea, in the northern part of Germany, is one of the most polluted in the world.
  6. 30% of the rivers in the CzechRepublic are notably polluted that even the fish cannot survive.
  7. In just a year’s time, from 2004 to 2005, the quality of water in European rivers and lakes used for swimming and water sports got 10% worse.
  8. Greece is the country with the cleanest coastal water in Europe, followed by Spain and Germany.
  9. The River Sarno in Italy is the most polluted river in Europe!
  10. Only 22% of water used for bathing in Slovakia satisfies the EU standards for freshwater areas. 


Podaci preuzeti sa sajta: European Waters