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10 months ago
Only 69 beaches were classified as 'excellent' or 'good' by the Natural Resources Wales.
The European Uninion's Bathing Water Directive was introduced, which meant stricter water quality standards and putting more emphasis on educating the public.
The number of beaches classified as 'good' or 'excellent' has now risen to 92 bathing areas even with the new cleanliness standards.
The Bathing Water Directive regulations were within the stages of being implemented to start making some important changes and monitoring the progress.
The Nitrate Pollution Prevention came into force to prevent pollution of waters by nitrates from agriculture
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