Bathing water quality on Montenegrin beaches

Public enterprise for coastal zone management realizes annual monitoring programs of bathing water quality on public beaches along the Montenegro sea coast during the summer season in accordance with Classification and categorization of surface and ground waters act (Official Gazette of Montenegro 02/07). According to the Article 13 of this Act, waters that are used for bathing and recreation are divided in two classes: K1 class - excellent K2 class - satisfactory

For marine coastal waters, the limiting values of parameters are: Parameter Measuring units
Intestinal enterococci /100 ml: K1-100 K2-200 Escherichia coli /100 ml: K1-250 K2-500

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Additional Info

Field Value
Partner PP7
Topic category Tourism & recreation
Sub category Recreation and touristic areas and facilities
Resource language English
Domain area Montenegrin Adriatic Sea
Owner Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro
Provider Public enterprise for coastal zone management of Montenegro
Data portal Geoportal_GIS database CAMP Montenegro
Presentation form Map (map represented in raster or vector form)
Spatial representation Vector - polygon
Coordinate reference system
    epscg: 32634 - WGS 84 / UTM zone 34 N
    Web services
      Temporal extent 2011-05-01
      Data accessibility Data is available for download. The owner of this data is Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro. Contact person is Jelena Knezevic, e-mail: The shp file was downloaded from the CAMP geoportal:
      Validation level Official data
      Additional information 1. Publication General Vulnerability Assessment ENG_Summary_Final: 2.Publication National strategy for integrated coastal zone management for Montenegro (CAMP):
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          Metadata completeness Complete
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