Stable water supply in all regions of the Crimea must become a reality by 2019, said After the meeting on the water supply of the Crimea in Simferopol, the head of Ministry of Russia Sergey Donskoy.
"The backlog, which was eliminated, I dream that the whole complex of measures for infrastructure will be fulfilled. We will leave in 2017–2019 at a more Stable supply of water to all areas of the Crimea ", – quotes his words RIA " Novosti ".
Donskoy said that the operational task is the construction of a permanent instead of temporary water lines from the three intakes to supply the Eastern Crimea, including required energy infrastructure. Total current hydrological situation in the Crimea, According to Minister's complex, but not critical because of the already adopted measures." in General the situation today is objectively a little worse than last year. The 1st and foremost due to the fact that rain fell less", Greg said don. According to meteorologists, the largest increase in precipitation in the Crimea traditionally expected from November to January. Currently, the flow of water in the reservoir is insignificant in the General regime of the rivers of Crimea is exhausted, this resulted in 3 consecutive winters with little snow. Before the first day of the weekend a Professor at Stanford University from USA, Nobel prize winner biochemist Roger Kornberg has made the initiative to resolve the issue with the water supply of the Crimea. He said that the Peninsula ought to apply the Israeli experience. Ukraine provided to 85% of needs of the Crimea in fresh water coming from the Dnieper through the North Crimean canal, this water was used for irrigation of farmland. After the reunification of the Crimea with Russia water flow through the channel in the Republic was completely stopped. The biggest problems were experienced in the Eastern part of the Peninsula. Not all the problem of water supply of the Eastern Crimea turned out to be resolved After transferring water from the Crimean river Biyuk-Karasu in North Crimean canal, as well as drilling new wells. In July of last year the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov said that this year the Crimea has a chance to get up to 10 billion roubles of Federal funds, which will, among other things, on the development of water supply systems. In early summer Aksenov told about the project to collect rainwater, which will help to Fund the accumulation of fresh water on the Peninsula.