Residents of Odesa and its surroundings were temporarily banned from visiting beaches and swimming in the Black Sea, because the water does not meet sanitary, hygienic and epidemiological standards.
Due to the explosion of the Kakhovskaya HPP, flood flows brought poisonous substances, causative agents of infectious diseases, mines and other dangerous objects into the Black Sea, reports Odesa – Comments.
It is noted that the situation is under the control of Odesa OVA, and the beach infrastructure is being restored. However, mine danger and the threat of disease remain high.
"Choose safe types of recreation, do not expose yourself and your loved ones to danger, especially keep a close eye on children," urged the Odesa Regional State Administration.
Earlier, EcoPolitic wrote, that in Odesa, on the coast of the village of Hryhorivka nailed the dog which for several days was carried by the "big water" on a board from the Kherson region. Also flood flows brought debris of furniture, equipment, plant remains and even whole houses.
As EcoPolitic previously reported, eco-inspectors found reducing the salinity of the Black Sea water in Odesa by almost 3 times after the explosion of the Kakhovskaya HPP. Also, an excess of 9 times the iron content was found in the water on city beaches.