The Ministry of construction will conduct a complete inventory of utilities

Ministry of construction will conduct a complete inventory of objects of housing and communal services and municipal networks in Russia, said Deputy head of the Ministry Maxim Egorov.

the Ministry of construction plans to get accurate information about the condition of networks in each municipality, Egorov said in an interview to “Interfax”. Wear of utilities is on average 58%.

In Russia should be replaced annually at least 5% of the pipes with high wear. We are talking about objects of heat and water. However, it is possible to replace only 2%. Thus, the aging of networks and objects is much faster than replacement. Therefore, the primary task is to solve this question, said Yegorov.

the Total length of utility networks in Russia more than 900 thousand km.

the Decision to create a separate routine updates utilities, depreciation of which has exceeded 60%, taken in 2019, the Length of the old heating networks is 49.4 thousand km of water supply and sanitation — 328,1 thousand km.