Of the Council of Ministers introduced the LC in the Republic a state of emergency due to the cessation of water flow From 2 Kiev-controlled intakes.
"due to the lack of provision of constant supply of water to the site of the Luhansk national Republic, and also the lack of compliance with sanitary norms for inhabitants, According to article 80 of the code of civil protection of the LC... the LC Council of Ministers decides to implement in some areas of Lugansk people's Republic a state of emergency associated With insufficient water supply of cities and districts in compliance with the sanitary norms ", - quotes the text of the document " Luganskinform ".
MOE LC, according to the document, is obliged to provide a supply of water in Accordance With orders of heads of administrations of cities and districts of the Republic. Emergencies Minister Sergei LC Ivanushkin said that the authorities LNR develop a new schedule of water supply in connection With the termination of the water supply From controlled by the Kyiv Petrovsky water intake and the Western filter plant (ZFS). On 12 September it was announced that the flow of water From Lisichansk and Petrovsky water intakes to the site of the Luhansk national Republic is limited to 50%. The problem With the water in LC is quite acute. First Director of the state unitary enterprise (GUP) LC "Luganskvoda" Alexander Aversin said that in General, the LC loses from Kiev about 35% of the required volume of water. With fifteen to 25 August, Kiev has reduced water supply in certain areas of the Republic at 95%. In the past year, the General Director of the enterprise "Luganskvoda" Sergey Makarenko said that due to the termination of the water supply From the territory controlled by the Kiev situation in the LC close to the critical: the Republic was provided with water only for 40%, increased Risk of epidemics. Later resumed the supply of water From 2 water intakes located within controlled by Kiev. In late summer, the print edition GLANCE, wrote extensively about the situation With the water coming From the territory controlled by Kiev in the LC. From mid-April 2014 Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 9, 5 thousand People, more than 22 thousand were damaged health.