The results of the first samples taken from the beaches of the first leg of Halkidiki, specifically Kassandra, are negative, after residents and bathers reported cloudy waters due to the deadly floods in Thessaly, reports GRTimes.

“Fourka, Siviri and Poseidi are in excellent condition, but the checks will continue,” said the mayor of Kassandra, Anastasia Chalkia.

The samples were taken by the Center for the Environmental Upgrade of Anti-Pollution Units of Halkidiki (KEPAMACH), in the form of an emergency at noon on Thursday, from the western coast of the peninsula, which is washed by the Thermaic Gulf, while on Friday and according to the mayor of Kassandra, they were and new sampling.

“They will continue on Tuesdays and as long as necessary, so that we can be 100% sure that there is absolutely no issue, that the results are 100% reliable. The waters are excellent, according to the results of KEPAMAH”, pointed out Mrs. Chalkia.

“No pollution issue so far in Poseidi, Fourka, Siviri”

The samples were taken from depths of 20-30 points and at a distance of up to 5-6 meters from the shores. Poseidi, Fourka and Siviri do not face any pollution issues, so far.

It is noted that huge quantities of mud and materials brought from Pinios crossed the Thermaikos and have reached the first leg of Halkidiki. In fact, a few days ago, satellite images presented by the Weather Analysis Greece team captured the magnitude of the disaster.