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Bathing water quality

Wales has the best bathing water quality in the UK

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Welsh beaches have 43 Blue Flags, 19 Green Coast Awards and 83 Seaside Awards. 

In fact, over 100% of our bathing waters meet the minimum standards.

In 2019, 83% also met the toughest “excellent” standard. 

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