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The Blue Flag flies at three beaches of Vandellòs Hospitalet de l'Infant

The Blue Flag flies at three beaches of Vandellòs Hospitalet de l'Infant

Vandellòs. L'Hospitalet de l'Infant. Costa Dorada. 8th July 2012. Mayor Vandellòs Hospitalet de l'Infant, Alfons Garcia, accompanied by the Councillor for Tourism, Alex Marfull and other municipal representatives, attended the July 7 at the official hoisting of the three Blue Flag beaches of the town, which took place on the beach of El Arenal. This beach, along with the Punta del Rio and the lathe, have returned this year to get this prestigious annual award that takes into account the quality of bathing water, information and environmental education, environmental management and safety and the services and facilities. The Blue Flag is awarded by an international jury, chaired by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) and participation, among others, UN agencies for Environment and Tourism, among the candidates selected by national juries. In Spain jury, chaired by the Association of Environmental and Consumer Education (eco), involves the coastal regions, the FEMP and ministries, foundations and universities involved. "It is a recognition of good work and compliance with increasingly stringent requirements," said Mayor Alfons Garcia, pointing out that the three beaches awarded the Blue Flag and also have managed to Almadrava This year also renew the certificate of the EMAS environmental quality, which has a European recognition and valid for three years. In reference to the services offered on the beaches, the Councillor for Tourism, Alex Marfull, explained that the City has expanded this year. One of the main innovations are the launching of the sea which users can enjoy this summer on the beaches of Punta del Arenal River and (there will be at each of these beaches). At both beaches, in addition, the council has expanded the sports area. The Arenal beach also there will be two beach bars, two points more lifeguards are on duty and a bath and shower over. Other changes are the ice cream stop in Playa del Torno and nautical activities of the "banana" to the Beach Almadrava. Moreover, all the beaches there will be new green points separate collection of garbage next to the walkways, and extended hours of daily cleaning of the sand, with the addition of a new machine to perform the tasks that the City has purchased. The council also will take over this summer to clean the water of the beaches, because the Catalan Water Agency (ACA) has failed to do so. To clean the water, the council will have a boat "pelicans".

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