The network of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) receives the lowest amount of water for all the previous nine months – 20% of the indicators at the beginning of the year, with more than a third of these volumes being pumped to the boiler houses, Sergei Mokry, chief engineer of Water of Donbass, told Izvestiya on November 21.
save the region. However, with the most favorable development of affairs in the situation of the current collapse, the republic will have to hold out for at least another six months.
“It takes two days for our reservoirs to fill up. On the third day, we first open the valves and the water flows by gravity to the subscribers in the lower points of the city. Then we turn on the pumps, pumping occurs. Available volumes, of course, are not enough for everyone. And the pressure for water to rise to the floors or to houses located on a hill (the height difference in Donetsk is 130 m) is not enough, ”explained Volodymyr Lyashenko, deputy chief engineer of the Donetsk department of Water of Donbass.
42-55 thousand cubic meters are supplied to the network of Donetsk. m of water, before the start of the NWO, the norm was 280–320 thousand cubic meters.
connect to the channel. Water in them today remains for six to seven months. In September, we began urgently laying a new water conduit from the underground source Kipuchaya Krinitsa, which is in the Starobeshevo district, it will give Donetsk 20 thousand cubic meters per day, which will help unload the general network and power the southern districts of the capital. Although in general this is extremely insufficient, ”added Sergey Mokry.
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