Why Durban only got two Blue Flag beaches

Posted In News, Pollution
Oct
15

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Durban, South Africa. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Durban was the first South African city to implement the international Blue Flag program.

The scheme is an international award which recognises outstanding compliance with bathing-water quality and sewage-treatment regulations. It aims to raise environmental awareness and promote sound environmental management of beaches‚ marinas and inland bathing waters around the world.

In South Africa‚ the Blue Flag programme is managed by the Wildlife and Environment Society (Wessa) and participating coastal municipalities…

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