Blackpool faces risk of failing new EU water quality law

Guardian: Dozens of beaches around England could fail new stricter sewage standards for water quality, including Blackpool, Clacton, Morecambe and Margate. While 90% of the nation's beaches meet cleanliness standards, 46 suffer from sewer overflows, manure running off from farms and badly connected toilets in coastal homes and businesses. The result can be swimmers suffering gastroenteritis and eye or ear infections. The official bathing season, when the water at 420 popular beaches is monitored, began......

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