Beach of Old Parnu cleared for bathing after fecal pollution scare

  • 2020-07-22
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - Samples taken from the sea water on the beach of Old Parnu on Thursday of last week and on Monday showed that the fecal pollution detected in the water on July 13 had disappeared. In the samples taken on July 13, the parameter for intestinal enterococci was 320 and the parameter for Escherichia coli 440. The maximum permitted amount of the former in bathing water is 100 and of the latter 1,000 colony forming units per milliliter of water (CFU/100 mL). In the sample taken on July 16, the indicators had declined to 76 and 250, respectively, wher...
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