The research results of water samples taken on 6 September in the Black sea, showed the excess concentration of dissolved oxygen. It is reported by the State environmental Inspectorate.
Gosekoinspektsiya the North-Western Black sea region has carried out monitoring of surface waters of the Black sea in their area of responsibility within the Kalanchak and Skadovsk districts of Kherson region.
“According to the research results, in the samples of water of the Black sea in the area of responsibility of the Inspectorate within the Kalanchak and Skadovsk districts of Kherson region the dissolved oxygen content is in the range of 7.1 and 7.4 mg O2/dm3 (the standard of 6.0 mg O2/dm3); exceedances of the regulatory values of the content of hydrogen sulfide not detected; pH is in the normal range”, according to the state ecoinspection.
We will remind, in the town of Armyansk in the North annexed the Crimea there was an emission into the atmosphere of substances of unknown origin. On metal objects, rooftops, on the leaves of the trees formed oily coating having a yellowish tint. First, the representatives of the occupation authorities did not recognize the problem, but on 4 September the “Crimean government” for the first time stated that the maximum permissible concentration of sulfur dioxide in Armyansk and nearby towns exceeded the norm. Children were evacuated, local residents encouraged to spend less time outdoors.
It was also reported that due to emissions of chemicals 61 injured, the Ukrainian border guard. It is reported that five of them were hospitalized, they are now in the Odessa clinical hospital of the gpsu.
On 11 September the Chairman of the Kherson regional state administration Andrey Gordeev in the program “Pulse” on the TV channel “112 Ukraine” said that the excess concentration of harmful substances in the Kherson oblast. “At the moment of exceeding of the MPC is not in the vicinity of the plant “Titan”, on the site that relates to my area of competence, responsibility… We are since yesterday morning observed that the pipes in the plant is not smoke. Accordingly, it is not working, according to our visual observation,” he said. Also, according to him, no civilian in the Kherson region was not injured in connection with the discharge.
Dissolved in sea water oxygen is one of the most important biogeokhimicheskie indicators of the state of the environment. It ensures the existence of aquatic organisms and determines the intensity of oxidative processes in the seas and oceans.