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Government considered measures to prepare waterworks to the flood period

by February 21, 2017 Key Issues

Ministry of Agriculture adopted a set of measures for the preparation of hydraulic structures to the flood period. Flood Commission was created. Vice-Minister of Agriculture Kairat Aituganov reported about this.

As of February 17, 2017, the republican ownership RSE balance “Kazvodhoz” has 2177 hydraulic structures, including 78 reservoirs, 83 waterworks, 26 dams and 1990other structures in. In general, all actuated by the reservoir and have a supply of container for receiving the spring flood in 2017, Vice-Minister noted.

“Pooling inspections Committee on Water Resources in cooperation with the territorial bodies of emergencies, environmental and local executive authorities carried out the visual inspection on 761 waterworks.

27 hydraulic structures in the republic are in poor condition, increasing the risk of damage during floods and floods. The owners of the waterworks basin inspection issued orders to eliminate violations and sent a letter about the need to take measures for the safe transit of flood waters,” K. Aituganov said.

In case of an emergency related to floods, RSE “Kazvodhoz” created an emergency supply of inert materials in the amount of 10 thousand m3, 678 tons of fuel and lubricants, 41 thousand pieces of sack tare, also produced 246 units of special equipment and 31 units of watercraft.

“Overall, today water situation in t

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan