Broughty beach bathing beauty

BROUGHTY FERRY beach has bagged a “beautiful” award for the 14th year in a row!

To mark the accolade and to officially launch this year’s bathing season Kevin Cordell convener of the city council’s neighbourhood services committee took to the sand.

He said: “It’s fantastic to see that Broughty Ferry Beach has been presented with the Seaside Award by Keep Scotland Beautiful for the 14th year running.

“It is also great news that the bathing water quality there has been designated ‘Excellent’ under the EU Bathing Water Classification.

“The beach has always been a huge asset for Dundee and continues to be enjoyed by visitors and locals all year round, but particularly during the summer months.”

Scotland’s Beach Awards celebrate clean, well-managed and sustainable beaches which demonstrate excellent management and environmental best practice, ensuring high standards.

To achieve a Keep Scotland Beautiful Beach Award 25 criteria must be met, recognising well managed access and facilities, high standards of cleanliness, safety and community engagement reflecting the needs of users.

Broughty Ferry beach is a designated bathing water monitored by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) between June 1 and September 15 and given an ‘EU Bathing Water classification’ based on four years of monitoring data. ‘Excellent’ is the highest classification awarded.

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