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Flood situation in Chelyabinsk is under control

The readiness of the operational services for the passage of the flood and the measures taken to prevent flooding of the territories were discussed at a meeting of the working group of the city flood Commission in the city Administration.

To undertake the necessary measures for draining and removing the possibility of them falling into the basement and porches of residential houses was implemented for cleaning and removal from the main streets and roads of the city of Chelyabinsk snow and ice. Road services carried out the audit, repair, replacement and cleaning of urban networks of storm sewers and drainage pipes, carried out the clearing of road drainage facilities to increase their capacity. In addition, the pumping of water from low-lying areas was carried out.

This year the events induced weakening of ice on reservoirs of the Chelyabinsk is not required. According to the information provided by the owners of the facilities for the use of water resources, as well as to combat the harmful effects of water, hydraulic Structures are ready for flood.According to the Federal state institution for the operation of reservoirs of the Chelyabinsk region, the actual level of the Shershnev Reservoir, the main source of water supply in the capital of the southern Urals, is 224.32 meters in the Baltic system, which practically corresponds to the retaining level. It is worth noting that the laboratory control over the quality of the source and purified water during the passage of the flood is under special attention.

"For performance of flood control actions in the territory of the city of Chelyabinsk forces and means of the Chelyabinsk city link of the Chelyabinsk regional subsystem of the uniform state system of the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations are created – the group numbering about 6000 people and more than 1000 pieces of equipment, special property, swimming means and means of rescue on waters, and also structure of the forces and means attracted during a flood, in Administrations of intracity areas of the Chelyabinsk city district is defined», - Dmitry Litvyakov, head of the Department of measures for public safety of the Department for ensuring the safety of life of the population of the city of Chelyabinsk, noted.

In case of emergency situations it is provided to notify the population about the current situation through the service "EDDS-112 of the city of Chelyabinsk". Temporary accommodation points for the evacuated population have been identified for cases of flooding and flooding of areas of intracity areas.