Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality is watching all the coasts of Istanbul with cameras from Karaburun to Kilyos. The detected pollution is immediately removed. 7 / 24 inspection and cleaning is also performed on the sea surface, which is outside the coasts. In the year 2019, 27 Million TL was fined aboard the 8,5.
Aiming to be a pioneer in urban cleaning, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality carries out important studies on the cleanliness of our seas. IMM Marine Services teams, Yenikapı monitoring center with cameras, Istanbul's 515 km long shore 24 watches for hours.
All Coasts of Istanbul Watched with 83 Camera
With the high-resolution 83 camera, the images of the coasts followed by the anonymous are transmitted to the monitoring center. The images evaluated by the operators are intervened instantly when pollution or violation is detected.
Providing information about the cameras in the maritime monitoring center, IMM Directorate of Marine Services Fatih Polattimur Chief of Inspection, the images detected on the coastal cameras, teams in the field immediately reported, he said. Polattimur stated that the cameras are wide angle and high zoom.
Sayesinde Thanks to the features of the cameras, we can see a large area. On the European side, Karaburun, Kilyos, Bosphorus line, Yenikapı, Avcılar, Büyükçekmece; With our cameras located in certain areas from Tuzla to Beykoz on the Anatolian side, we can follow up without any blind spot on the shores. Here, our 3 operator monitors the cameras in shifts. As soon as a pollution is detected, our teams are notified. Our teams can investigate the source of pollution. Can apply administrative procedures. Any solid waste pollution is cleaned immediately by our cleaning teams. ”
Fines for Violations
The coastal and marine inspections also include the 3 inspection boat and the 4 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Inspections are carried out day and night with 50 personnel, many of whom are environmental engineers. Through inspections, violations that cause pollution on the surface of the sea are identified and fined. IMM teams, 2019 year 27 pieces found to leave the sea waste 8 Million 500 thousand thousand in total sent a fine. Within the framework of sea cleaning works, 10 domestic design sea surface cleaning vessel and 31 mobile team are employed by 186 personnel. Each boat is cleaning its area of responsibility during the day.
Garbage Collects to Fill the 4 Football Field in a Year
In addition, the boats, according to the warnings from the controls are directed to respond to pollution immediately. In the areas where the boats cannot intervene, mobile teams are engaged in cleaning the seas. Only garbage is collected from the Bosphorus and Marmara Sea from the sea surface to cover the surface of the 5 thousand m3 football field.
IMM marine cleaning teams also carry out beach cleaning activities with 96 additional beach cleaning personnel at 256 beach between May and September.