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Salinity of the sea on the beaches of Odessa has fallen by almost 2 times

14 June , 2023  

Samples of sea water in the water area of Odessa showed an excess of pollutants and a sharp drop in salinity due to the Russian occupants of the dam of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power plant on the Dnieper, but no cholera pathogens were detected, according to the Telegram channel of the Odessa City Hall “Odessa. Officially” on Tuesday.

“In samples of seawater sampled on June 10 from points in Odessa cholera pathogen and cholera-like vibrios were not detected … In samples of seawater sampled at the beach “Langeron” excess of iron in 4.8 times, salinity below the norm in 2.7 times; in samples taken at the 16-th station B. Fountain samples recorded excess of suspended solids in 1.8 times, iron – in 5.2 times, the salinity is 2.9 times below the norm,” the statement said.

At the same time, it is reported that the drinking water supplied to Odessa complies with sanitary norms. “Drinking water corresponds to the State sanitary norms and rules 2.2.4-171-10 “Hygienic requirements for drinking water intended for human consumption”, – reported in the City Hall.

The Odessa City Council reminded that the order of the Odessa Regional Military Administration of July 16, which established a special mode of movement of citizens in certain areas of the Odessa region, prohibits staying on the Black Sea coast, in particular within the beach areas, is still in force.