Donetsk filtering station resumed its work

© RIA Novosti / Igor Maslowprice in fotomasterskaya on the territory of Donetsk filtering station. Archival photoDonetsk filtering station resumed its work© RIA Novosti / Igor Maslowprice the image Bank

Donetsk filtering station resumed work, said the representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic in the joint center for control of ceasefire, the press service of the municipal enterprise «Water of Donbass».

Earlier it was reported that from-for attacks of the transport station, it was decided to preserve the object, supplying water to about half a million residents of Donbass. But after a few days it was decided to resume her work.

«Today after conducting the previously planned works to re-open and launch the Donetsk filter plant resumed the work of filter plant in full to 15.30 (GMT), running all the power stations,» — said the representative office.

The DNR office at JCCC explained that the technical launch took place normally, despite the recorded violations of the ceasefire regime in the station area by the Ukrainian security forces.

«On Sunday at 15.00 (GMT) launched the Donetsk filtering station. After performing technological activities (washing tanks, filling of water mains) drinking water enters the city reservoirs of the Town, then in other towns (partly Donetsk and Yasinovataya, the villages of Red Partisans of the Item, Vasilevka and Cool Beam)», — stated in the message of press-service of «Water of Donbass».

Donetsk filtering station is 12 kilometers from Donetsk on neutral territory at the line of contact. It provides water to about 400 thousand inhabitants of Donetsk, Avdeevka, Yasinovataya and a number of other settlements on both sides of the contact line. During the conflict, the station had been attacked.