Eilat, Haifa, Acre beaches ranked highest

03.10.2011                      05.Tischrei. 5772

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Eilat, Haifa, Acre beaches ranked highest

Hadera, Hof Hasharon and Borgashov in Tel Aviv ranked lowest in Environmental Protection Ministry-led campaign to rate beach quality.

As this year’s swimming season draws to a close, the three highest performing contenders in the final segment of the Environmental Protection Ministry-led campaign to rate beach quality were Hamaaravi Beach in Eilat, two of the Kiryat Haim beaches in Haifa and Hatmarim Beach in Acre – the last of which was originally the country’s worst offender, according to data released Sunday.
The program, called the Blue-Green Flag campaign, for the second year drew its rankings through representatives from the Environmental, Health and Interior ministries, and deciding factors include quality of water, cleanliness of the beach, parking, handicapped accessibility, beach facilities, sewage connections, public opinion and the considerations of the ministries….