In Simferopol will limit the supply because of water shortages in the Crimean reservoirs

In the capital of Crimea — Simferopol will impose restrictions on water supply due to water shortages in the Crimean reservoirs, said the head of the city administration Elena Protsenko.

potable water supply of Simferopol in the absence of sufficient rain will last for 90-100 days, said the head of the state Committee on water economy and melioration of the Crimea Igor Weil, marks RIA “news”. However, the city consumes only 38% take from the reservoirs volume of water, the rest is spent on losses in the networks.

“We are at the peak low-water years, is the most acute problem. Now we will restrict water flow (in Simferopol — ed. ed.),” — said Protsenko. The timing of the introduction of restrictions and the water supply schedule will be posted on the website of the city administration and in the media, she added.

the water Flow limit for apartment houses and private households, but not for social facilities.

Ukraine was provided to 85% of needs of the Crimea in fresh water through laid from the Dnieper North-Crimean canal. After the reunification of the Crimea with Russia water flow through the channel is terminated.

the Problem of water supply East of the Crimea partially solved after transferring water from the Crimean river Biyuk-Karasu in North Crimean canal and drilling of new artesian wells.