The Ministry of natural resources: water of Crimea will be allocated almost 65 billion rubles
About 65 billion rubles will be allocated for the development of a new system of water supply in Crimea until 2020, said Last news Director Department of state policy and regulation in the field of water resources Ministry of Russia Dmitry Kirillov.
" If we talk about the Federal target program for development of Crimea 2015-2020, in three main areas - irrigation, housing and utilities and water supply - stands about 65 billion. Will be introduced modern technologies, fixed leaks, re-equipped irrigation network, " said Kirillov during the conference, international water Association (IWA).
according to the interviewer Agency heads at the Symposium, the delegation of the Ministry of natural resources, 65 billion will Be proportionally divided by 5 years of the Federal program. One of the priority measures in 2015 will be the construction of conduit from groundwater sources in the area of Dzhankoy to Kerch Peninsula with a branch to Feodosia and Sudak.
" The planned large-scale modernization of the water sector to eliminate leakage and introduction of water saving technologies: new valves, new system of measuring the pressure in the pipes, automatic supervision of water supply systems that reduce water consumption by 30-40%. Such technologies are widely presented at the exhibition in Lisbon, " he added Kirillov.
When it decided to abandon transfer project in Crimea water from the Krasnodar region, made a bet on the modernization of water management and use of groundwater. As said Kirillov, in fact Peninsula is independent from the supply of water from the Ukraine through the North-Crimean canal, it remains only to solve the question of the needs of irrigated agriculture.
before Ukraine was provided to 85% of the needs of the Crimea in fresh water after coming from the Dnieper river in the North-Crimean canal. Most water was used for agriculture. After the reunification of the Crimea with Russia water flow in a given channel in the Republic was completely stopped. The problem of water supply in Crimea was not completely resolve After transferring water from the Crimean river Biyuk-Karasu in the North-Crimean canal.