Contamination of the Seversky Donets after fighting in the Donbas was not
The pollution level of the river Seversky Donets river, flowing in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions and a tributary of the don, Rostov region, in the end, the fighting has not increased, said Last news Director Department of state policy and regulation in the field of water resources Ministry of Russia Dmitry Kirillov.
first it was claimed that because of fighting and shelling industrial plants of Donbass, for example Avdiivka coke plant and plant Stirol under Donetsk, Donets River has the possibility to be contaminated with ammonia, phenols, rhodanide, tar and other harmful substances.
" Luhansk and Donetsk region - It was always the industrially developed regions of Ukraine, for this reason, we have always the question of water quality in the Seversky Donets. Taking into consideration the latest developments, as long as we do not observe the facts of extreme pollution, " said Kirillov during the conference, international water Association (IWA).
according to the interviewer Agency heads at the Symposium, the delegation of the Russian Ministry of natural resources, monitoring of water quality in the river is maintained by the specialists of non-stop, taking into account the likelihood of fire enterprises in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
" This is a sensitive issue. The river then flows into the don, and This is almost the largest water artery that nourishes Rostov-on-don, " he added Kirillov.
Kyiv authorities in April began in the East of Ukraine military operation against dissatisfied with the February coup d'etat in the region. According to the UN on September eleven, the victims of the conflict was almost 3, 2 thousands of civilians, more than 8 thousand were injured body. The parties are in Minsk dialogues with the mediation of the OSCE and Russia, 5 September, they agreed to a truce and a few questions about the status of the region (Minsk Protocol), and on the 19th of September was developed to implement the Memorandum of nine points. International observers concluded that the truce is generally followed.