Kızkalesi and Susanoğlu, which are popular public beaches where Mersin Metropolitan Municipality hosted many guests in the summer season, were entitled to receive the Blue Flag again by fulfilling all international criteria.
Protecting the sea, beach and nature of Mersin, Metropolitan Municipality is working meticulously to wave the Blue Flag in Kızkalesi and Susanoğlu Public Beaches, as well as in the other 7 beaches under its responsibility with the vision of Mayor Vahap Seçer.
The Blue Flag of Kızkalesi and Susanoğlu Public Beaches remained
33 criteria that must be fulfilled in order to get the Blue Flag, which is defined as an international environmental award given to qualified beaches and marinas with the required standards, are gathered under the headings of environmental education and information, sea water quality at the beach, environmental management and life safety and services, treatment and sewage infrastructure systems. . The presence of necessary first aid materials on the beach, emergency plans to combat pollution accidents and risks, all measures to be taken against accidents that may occur as a result of different uses at the beach were taken by the Metropolitan Municipality in Kızkalesi and Susanoğlu Public Beaches, which were flocked by the holidaymakers in the season and the Blue Flag owned by the beaches remained .
More Blue Flags will fly on the shores of the Metropolitan
Beaches, which are the favorite of Mersin tourism, host many local and foreign tourists in the summer season. Turkey has the longest coastline in Mersin Metropolitan Municipality under the responsibility of the Maiden's Castle and Folk Susanoğlu Blue Flag beaches every year is crowned with the title.
In addition to Mersin Metropolitan Municipality, Kızkalesi and Susanoğlu Public Beaches, as well as Yapraklıkoy, Yemişkumu, Kocahasanlı, Kumkuyu, Tırtar, Töbank and Sultankoy Public Beaches, it continues its activities in full swing.
Yıldız: “A symbol of a clean, well-maintained, equipped, safe and therefore civilized environment”
Defining the Blue Flag as a symbol of a civilized environment, Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Denizkızı Turizm A.Ş. General Manager Ahmet Yıldız said, “The Blue Flag is an international award with 33 criteria given by the International Foundation for Environmental Education. When we think of the Blue Flag, we think of a clean, well-maintained, equipped, safe and therefore civilized environment. We have a blue flag award at Kızkalesi and Susanoğlu Public Beaches. The Blue Flag is renewed as a result of regular inspections and inspections every year. ”
“We will bring the Blue Flag award to all our beaches in the coming years”
Stating that they are working to make the Blue Flag take place on all the beaches of Metropolitan, which is an indication that environmental activities are carried out meticulously, Yıldız said, “Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Denizkızı Turizm A.Ş. As the leader of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Vahap Seçer, we will win the Blue Flag award on all our beaches for all our beaches in the coming years. For this, we started the planning and works of the coming years this year. Hopefully all our beaches are Blue Bayraklı he will. ”