Majority of Slovene Rivers and Lakes Inappropriate for Swimming

Ljubljana, 16 July - POLLUTION/WATER
The Slovene Health Inspectorate has been conducting for the past seven years chemical and bacteriological analyses of water from Slovene rivers and lakes where people swim. Results have shown that only the lakes Bled and Bohinj, north, are suitable for swimming in terms of chemical and bacteriological substances present in the water. With the exception of the Isonzo river, west, the largest Slovene rivers, Drava, Sava and Mura, do not meet the required standards.

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