22. August 2019 - The seawater quality, according to an analysis from 100 public baths, conducted by the Institute of Marine Biology in the period from 13 to 16 August, in 90% of bathing areas was K1 class, while 10% of bathing areas were K2 class, as stated from the Public Enterprise – PE Sea Property Management of Montenegro. These results confirm that the seawater at Montenegrin beaches is good quality, i.e., that it is sanitary and safe for bathing and recreation. Namely, K1 class is excellent and class K2 is satisfactory.
At all 16 bathing areas in the Ulcinj municipality, as well as at all 13 in the Bar municipality, the seawater was of excellent quality. The K1 seawater quality was found at 25 bathing areas in Budva, while at one bathing area the quality of seawater was K2. When it comes to water quality in Tivat, out of a total of 9 bathing areas, the analysis revealed the quality of K1 at a total of 7 beaches, while at 2 bathing areas, the water was of the K2 class. In Kotor, out of a total of 15 bathing areas, the quality of K1 was recorded at 11 bathing sites, and at 4 bathing areas, the water had quality K2. Analysis of seawater quality on the coast of Herceg Novi showed the quality of K1 at a total of 19 bathing areas, while at 2 bathing areas, the water was of the K2 class.
Since 1996, this company has been implementing annual programs for monitoring the sanitary quality of seawater at public baths during the summer season in accordance with the provisions of the Water Law. The results of testing the sanitary quality of seawater, as well as the data on sea temperature, air temperature and salinity for each individual bathing area, can be viewed on a separate application available on the website www.morskodobro.com.