In 2015 to address issues with water supply in Crimea will spend 6 billion rubles
About 6 billion rubles will be allocated in 2015 on the water of Crimea, said Last news Director Department of state policy and regulation in the field of water resources Ministry of Russia Dmitry Kirillov.
first He stated that under the Federal program for development of Crimea for 2015-2020 for the development of a new system of water supply in Crimea will be focused Around 65 billion roubles in three main areas - irrigation, housing and communal services and water supply. This year on the Peninsula is expected to start the construction of new water pipelines and reservoirs.
"on the issues of sanitation and water supply in Crimea will be allocated 6 billion rubles in 2015. Just until 2020 for these purposes will be allocated 60 billion in the framework of the Federal target program for development of Crimea ", - said the Agency Kirillov.
He said that water management projects under the Federal program are a priority in relation to other expenditures, for this reason, the program is already adjusted.
"Initially, in 2015, it was assumed billion for design and construction of the first phase of the pipeline from the field of groundwater Crimean canal, but today decided that allocated an additional 2 billion for the construction of the first stage. This is the most conduit, which will enable us to provide a supply of Kerch, Feodosia and Sudak, " added Kirillov.
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.