High concentration of E.Coli prohibits Faro Beach from swimming – Jornal diariOnline Southern Region

High concentration of E.Coli prohibits Faro Beach from swimming - Jornal diariOnline Southern Region


The beach of Faro, was this Tuesday forbidden to bathing baths for being detected in the water values ​​of fecal coliforms “Much higher than the maximum allowed by law”, the commander of the Port of Faro told Lusa in news advanced by TVI.

Nuno Cortes Lopes, Commander of the Port of Faro "The result of microbiological analyzes of seawater from the harvest carried out on Monday revealed values ​​far above the maximum value allowed by law, so, in coordination with the health authority, bathing on the beach of Faro was advised against."

The head of the National Maritime Authority confirmed that the Blue Flag, symbol of bathing water quality, was raised and the red flag raised, “Prohibiting bathing”.

The captain of the port of Faro said that the ban on bathing “Is restricted to Faro beach”This is a one-off situation and is being permanently monitored by ARH / Algarve (Hydrographic Region Administration), a body part of the Portuguese Environment Agency and the Algarve Regional Health Administration.

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