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.


  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.