North Cyprus Beaches
Unspoilt beaches of Northern Cyprus: the European Environment Agency (EEA) in cooperation with the European Commission’s experts analyze the quality of water annually. The report is considered for 2014 of more than 21,000 places in the EU, Switzerland and Albania. In general, the situation is very good: 95% of the beach area, including inland waters, meets the quality standards.
European experts prepare its report carefully. Water samples are collected at selected sites throughout the bathing season, and then analyzes them for the presence of bacteria that indicate pollution from sewage or animal. Depending on the results of water quality classified as “excellent”, “good”, “sufficient” or “poor.”
97% of coastal beaches have received this or that high score, 85% earned an “excellent”. Absolute measure – in Cyprus and Malta.