Istanbul University Faculty of Fisheries prepared a report on the quarry in Yanık village, which is planned to be opened for use in the Kocaeli-Sakarya section of the Istanbul-Ankara High Speed Train construction. In the report, it was argued that the quarry would harm Sapanca Lake, which meets the drinking water needs of 650 thousand people, and the creatures living in the lake.
The delegation of the Department of Biology of the Waters of Waters, upon the request of the village headman of Yanik, visited the village in October and made observations about the quarry planned to be opened. University, explaining the results of the analysis and analysis done in the region, because of the seasonal conditions of the water flow rate is very low, but despite the analysis and testing of the water quality according to the Water Quality Regulation of Surface Waters ve 5. class water lad announced that it was determined. The stone quarry in the village of Yanık, which is thought to be opened, will damage the Lake Sapanca and the following statements are included in the report:
Un As the total amount of solids will increase as a result of the activities of the Quarry in the village of Yanık, the quality of the water will decrease. It was determined that the materials extracted from the quarry in Yanık village, whose work was stopped, were poured into the river bed. During the rainy periods, these materials will erode and reach the stream bed and from there to the lake. This will affect the water quality of the drinking water basin, Sapanca Lake and Yanık Creek. These materials poured into the stream bed; In this region, water-borne creatures, all-nosed cephalopod, stone bite, freshwater cholesterol, bitter fish, freshwater kefali, streams of nine-eyed fish breeding and feeding areas will lead to destruction. It is also likely to damage the freshwater mussels, which are important species for rivers and lake ecosystems, because they feed the water and cleans the waters. Ayrıca
The report also stated that it was at the 100 meter from the quarry to the quarry in the village of Burn. This situation is included in the Absolute Protection Areas 0-100 meter distance of the Adasu Drinking Water Basin Protection Regulation, 5. “Activities that cause pollution of the water and decrease in the amount of water in the drinking water and in the basin and in the basin are not allowed. 7 cannot perform any activity that can cause water efficiency to decrease, and cause the regime to deteriorate. kum Soil, stone, sand, clay and mines etc. it was argued that the activities to be done in the basin would have negative consequences on water quality.
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