10 Things You Should Know About Water Pollution in Europe

februar 11, 2008 at 2:36 pm 12 kommentarer

  1. The dirtiest coasts in Europe are found in Lithuania and Estonia.
  2. 70% of all surface waters in The Czech Republic are heavily polluted.
  3. 40% of Hungary’s tap water is already contaminated.
  4. In Poland, 75% of the country’s river water, is too polluted even for industrial use.
  5. The Baltic Sea north of Germany is among the most polluted in the world today.
  6. 30% of The Czech Republic rivers are so polluted that no fish can survive.
  7. In just one year, from 2004-2005, the quality of water in Europe’s rives and lakes used for swimming and water sports, worsened by 10%.
  8. Greece has the cleanest coastal waters in Europe, followed by Spain and Germany.
  9. The Sarno in Italy is the most polluted river in Europe!
  10. Only 22% of the bathing water in Slovakia, meet the EU standard guidelines for freshwater areas.

Sources and more facts about water pollution in Europe:

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The ‘ABC’ of Water Pollution

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  • 1. Paul Bradshaw  |  februar 15, 2008 kl. 10:28 am

    Great list – a bit short – but where are the links?

  • 2. Kasper Sorensen  |  februar 16, 2008 kl. 3:56 pm

    Yeah, you are right! Added a few resources and some links to the europeanwaters map.

    Finally, I have made a static page of this list.

  • 3. stephennunes  |  februar 18, 2008 kl. 12:32 am

    I’ve always wondered why my tap water in Birmingham is really dirty. And whenever I drink it I get thirstier! I spoke to a few friends about this they all seem to agree. Something fishy going on.

  • 4. stephennunes  |  februar 18, 2008 kl. 12:35 am

    Let me correct my previous comment. Only the hot water is milky and has some small particles in it. But the cold water is clear and icy cold. But I drink it and still remain thirsty. Back home in Luton the hot water is clear and the cold water quenches my thirst?! Perhaps it’s just me!

  • 5. laurablood  |  februar 28, 2008 kl. 9:35 am

    Thanyou loads Kasper for the link! :)

  • 6. lanariver  |  november 10, 2011 kl. 6:57 pm

    Great list…what about France and UK?

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    can you give some more information

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