In Novokuznetsk have eliminated a major accident on a conduit

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin Kalubowila. Archival photoIn Novokuznetsk have eliminated a major accident on a conduit© RIA Novosti / Konstantin Chalabov

The specialists of «Vodokanal» Novokuznetsk in the night of Wednesday removed a major accident on a conduit, said RIA Novosti in the press service of the city administration.

Communal accident with a spill of water has occurred on Tuesday morning, the result was flooded with the Factory bridge and part of the prospectus of Builders. According to local media, the situation caused severe traffic jams in the city. According to hall, experts had located the leak and began work on liquidation of consequences of flooding and the repair of the conduit.

«The night before the Novokuznetsk Vodokanal eliminated the accident at a cast-iron water main 600 mm supplying water to the plant and NOVOIL’inskiy district. Thanks to the prompt cooperation with the city administration, traffic police, road and fire service floods for bridge and road was eliminated. The accident involved over 20 vehicles,» — said in the city administration.

According to local authorities, the damage occurred on the section of iron pipe with a length of 1.3 meters. Workers of «Vodokanal» had replaced the damaged area.

«At 00.30 (20.30 GMT) the repair of the water pipeline was completed and started running the water supply system. Thanks to rapid switching of the water supply networks to disruptions in cold water in the city was not observed,» — said at city hall.

According to the uniform dezhurno-dispatching service (EDDS) of Novokuznetsk, the restriction of movement on the scene of the accident cleared, road in the Factory area through the Fortress mountain is open to all vehicles.