There is only one reservoir left in St. Petersburg for safe swimming

Only one body of water in St. Petersburg, whose population exceeds 5.3 million people, is suitable for swimming in terms of sanitary-chemical, microbiological and parasitological indicators, the Rospotrebnadzor administration for St. Petersburg reported on June 23.

“According to the monitoring results, the quality of water on the 1st beach – Olginsky reservoir (Vyborgsky district) – meets hygienic standards”, the ministry said in a statement.

As reported IA REGNUMin early June, these indicators, in addition to the Olginsky reservoir, also corresponded to Nameless lake in the Krasnoselsky district, but now it is also recognized as unsafe.

In total, since May this year, the Rospotrebnadzor Office for St. Petersburg has been monitoring the state of water quality in water areas on 24 beaches located on the territory of St. Petersburg. It is safe to relax and sunbathe on most…

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