Starting/ending date: 12/12/2016  – 31/03/2017
Total Financing:  60.760,00€ (Hellenic Ornithological Society)
Dr Elias Dimitriou, Inland Waters

Monitoring of water quality in the stream of Pikrodaphni and the Vourkari stream and monitoring of benthic invertebrates in Vourkari.

Results:

  1. Very high concentrations of nitrates – indications for urban waste water pollution. Moderate to poor quality, of all stations in the stream.
  2. Increased concentrations of nitrates and nitrites salts at both stations, indicating intense man-made pressures. Moderate to Poor quality.