Seine Still Fails Water Quality Tests Two Months Out From Olympic Games

June 3, 2024

With barely 50 days until the start of the Paris Olympics, questions persist about the viability of using the Seine for the open water and triathlon events.

The latest water quality tests done by Surfrider Foundation Europe show levels of E. Coli and enterococci bacteria “higher than authorized levels set by sports federations and European bathing standards,” per AFP. SwimSwam