Ibiza seashores contaminated with excessive ranges of poo simply as vacationers begin to return after lockdown

Ibiza beaches contaminated with high levels of poo just as tourists start to return after lockdown

SIX fashionable seashores in Ibiza are contaminated with excessive ranges of poo simply as vacationers begin to return after the coronavirus lockdown, assessments have discovered.

Environmental officers launched an investigation on the well-known Balearic occasion island, off the east coast of Spain, after taking 48 samples from seashores final 12 months.

Platges de Comte had excessive ranges of poo, the assessments confirmed

The Observatory of Sustainability in Ibiza commemorated World Ocean Day yesterday by sharing the take a look at outcomes.

Unlawful portions of faeces have been discovered on six seashores in Ibiza – an issue each for beachgoers and animals dwelling by the coast or within the sea – which led to the ban of bathing.

A press launch launched by the Observatory mentioned: “Six [beaches] have been proven to have portions of faecal contamination superior to these legally permitted, which led to the prohibition of bathing.”


The seashores in query have been Talamanca, Bahia de Sant Antoni, Escollera de Sant Antoni, Es Pouet, Port de Sant Miquel and Platges de Comte.

Knowledge from the Ibiza water board mentioned: “In 2010 all of the samples analysed have been glorious and ten years later solo 31 samples achieved this classification.”

The Observatory added: “The lower within the high quality of the water in Ibiza highlights the shortage of present infrastructure.

Talamanca is one the six seashores which were closed because of the excessive amount of poo

“They’re incapable of going through as much as the rise of tourists within the excessive season.”

The group mentioned the one approach to enhance this case and defend the marine life on the coast is to “enhance the sanitation and depuration and perform a strict vigilance by means of quality control.”

In accordance with native media, the difficulty of untreated bathroom waste being pumped into the ocean is an ongoing drawback in lots of seaside resorts in Spain.

A latest report by the European Company for the Surroundings discovered that 97,2 per cent of the seashores examined have been beneath the minimal ranges of contamination.

Those that have been reported to have unacceptable water high quality have been discovered to comprise ranges of Escherichia Coli (la micro organism E. Coli) and Intestinal enterococcus in ranges which could possibly be dangerous to human well being.

Port de Sant Miguel additionally had excessive ranges of contamination

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