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Shocking report reveals water quality crisis in Balearic Islands

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  • 44 of the 87 groundwater bodies in the Balearic Islands do not meet the conditions for good status
  • Main concerns are excessive presence of nitrates and chlorides, mainly due to agricultural activities
  • In Mallorca, 18.8% of groundwater bodies are in poor condition for nitrates, and 32.8% for chlorides
  • Ibiza has 50% of its groundwater in poor condition for chlorides, while Formentera has 100%
  • The analysis also includes surface waters and coastal wetlands, with the majority in good to moderate condition

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