Turecku is threatened by two man-made disaster – the explosions of methane under the buildings and the poisoning of drinking water

In the city Torick in the Donetsk region can blow up houses, or poison gas, because of the two flooded mines that do not work on the surface rises to a dangerous methane gas.

“Because of the flooding of the mines imeni Artema and “South” rises to the surface the methane gas that enters the basements of residential and industrial buildings that can explode and cause poisoning of people”, – is spoken in the message of the Ukrainian side in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire and stabilization of the demarcation line (SCCC) in the area of ATO in the Donbas.

In the situation, accused the militants, which damaged the water supply.

“Water gets in underground mines because of a damaged section of conduit “Gorlovka-Toreck” that arose as a result of attacks by illegal armed groups ORDO. According to the calculations of utility services Terezka on the ground daily flows of about 15 thousand cubic meters of water,” – said the Ukrainian side of the JCCC.

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To repair the damaged aqueduct in two or three days. However, the militants do not give access to the area where the damaged pipe. Although tureckie the utility for 2017 six times asked to stop the fire and to give access for maintenance to the emergency site.

Now Torect, where nearly 35 thousand people, the water is fed on schedule, two hours a day. Because of the heat, city residents consume more water, which is so lacking. And the mayor of Terezka Yuri yevsikov notes that the city may at any time arise an epidemic of infectious diseases.

In Turecka possible another technological disaster.

“At the local plant phenolics have long been necessary to work on strengthening the emergency protection of a dam slurry tank. In this artificial reservoir was attended by nearly 33 thousand tons of liquid waste containing phenol, naphthalene, formaldehyde, sulfuric acid, petroleum products and other chemical compounds formed during operation of the enterprise. Owing to attacks by illegal armed groups ORDO in this high risk incapacitated pipeline, through which were pumping water. The liquid level in the storage vessel may soon reach a critical point”, – stated in the message of the Ukrainian side of the JCCC.

The overflow slurry tank can lead to the destruction of a dam – then the poison will flood the nearest town of Novgorod, and then gets into the crooked river End, and then into the Seversky Donets, which is one of the few sources of drinking water for the entire Luhansk and parts of Donetsk regions. Nine bids-requests to authorize repairs, the militants did not agree to guarantee the safety of the workers.

“The situation around the critical ecological infrastructure in Toreck, demonstrates that the leadership of the ORDO continues to ignore the interests of the civilian population on both sides of the demarcation line, it shows the absolute lack of interest in ensuring environmental security in the region and in the reconstruction of the civilian infrastructure of Donbass”, – said the Ukrainian side of the JCCC.

Meanwhile, the drone of OSCE fixed a massive leak on the Yuzhnodonbasskaya aqueduct.