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EPA says all Kerry bathing waters are excellent or good quality

May 12, 2023 08:05 By radiokerrynews
EPA says all Kerry bathing waters are excellent or good quality
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All bathing waters in Kerry are of excellent or good quality.

That’s according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual bathing water quality report.

 

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This report from the Environmental Protection Agency examined the standards of designated bathing waters across the country.

In Kerry, 22 sites have been ranked, including the county’s 13 Blue Flag Beaches and five Green Coast Beaches.

All were deemed either excellent or good; none were below standard.

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The majority, 19, achieved the highest excellent ranking; that’s 86% reaching the top standard.

The remaining three Kerry bathing waters ranked, were deemed good – they are Cúas Crom Cahersiveen, Derrymore, and Waterville Town Beach.

 

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The 19 Kerry bathing water that have the top quality are:

Ballybunion North

Ballybunion South

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Ballyheighue

Banna Strand

Fenit

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Maharabeg

Castlegregory

Ventry

Inch

Rossbeigh

Kells

White Strand, Cahersiveen

Ballinskelligs

Inny Strand, Waterville

Derrynane

Littor

Beal Bán

Cromane

and Reenroe, Waterville

 

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