Kungur Vodokanal will check the messages about «fee for rain»

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny Betulinic. Archival photoKungur Vodokanal will check the messages about «fee for rain»© RIA Novosti / Eugene biyatov

«Vodokanal» of the city of Kungur in the Perm region will be checked after reports that the organization will charge consumers a fee for wastewater, including rain. That local residents began to take «a fee for the rain,» wrote the local newspaper «Iskra».

For a monthly fee in the amount of seven rubles complained the inhabitant of one of houses. «We asked the UK «Our house», which serves us, what is this service? We were told that the water running from the roof gutter that goes to the sewer. It is for this charge,» said the woman, noting that in fact the water does not flow down the drain and into the yard.

In the city «Vodokanal» stated that the collection is legitimate and should be paid on the basis of the order of Regional tariff service.

«Waste water in the sewer system and rainwater flowing down through the manholes in the sewers, and the consequences of accidents in in-house networks», — noted in the organization.

«Vodokanal» will check

In the Perm Krai government said on state housing supervision and regional tariff service will verify the utility of Kungur.

«The rain water never entered in ONE (obschedomovye needs. — Approx. ed.)», — said the adviser to the Deputy Chairman of the government of region Andrey Krasnikov.

According to him, ONE for waste water fee is not included for the rain, and the sewers. The reason for the wrong interpretation services was the incompetence of Kungur Vodokanal.

«In this organization are completely incompetent people who can’t explain to the owners, for which they charge fees. We do not understand how a worker, who said that the payments for the rain, was at his post and what he is doing in the housing sector. We are going to deal with it,» — said Krasnikov.

Fee for obschedomovye needs for sanitation in the Perm region is made on the basis of the order of regional tariff service, which entered into force on 12 February. The document approves the calculation of the amount of wastewater that enter the sewer system. While fee for service is charged to residents during the year.

«We need to understand»

The problem of flooding of streets and homes in Kungur of the Perm territory has existed for decades, said a member of the Federation Council from the Perm edge Andrey Klimov.

«There is a high groundwater level during rainfall total storm drains couldn’t cope» — he said RIA Novosti.

According to the MP, there are questions at the mandatory cleaning of collectors in the private sector.

«This problem does exist, the decision to charge citizens fees for the wastewater to be analyzed, it should be dealt with. However, the difficult situation in Kungur is not a reason to shift the burden of responsibility on residents by local authorities», — said the parliamentarian.

He also reminded that recently in Perm crane storms with heavy rainfall that could also affect the situation with the flooding of the city.

The growth rates

Since July 1, the Russians will have another annual increase in utility tariffs. The average country change in the payment amount not to exceed four percent, although the subjects of growth will be different.

The heads of the regions set maximum indexes directly by the municipalities. In different municipalities can have different percent growth as more than the average for Russia, and less. As noted in the Federal Antimonopoly service, as long as the index values for municipalities in the aggregate did not exceed values set by the government for a specific region.

Rates utilities — electricity and gas supply, heating, hot and cold water, sewage — regularly increase from 2012.

The greatest growth in utility tariffs is waiting for Saint-Petersburg and Yakutia — 6%; Kemerovo oblast and Bashkortostan — 5,9%; Moscow, Kirov and Novgorod region is 5.5%. The lowest growth is expected in North Ossetia and Novosibirsk region — 3%.

The tariff for housing services will also change once a year, but it could happen as from 1 January and 1 July, depending on decisions of the criminal code or municipality.

In addition, from late may launched a new, more informative form of the payment document.

Now the resources consumed when using common property in apartment buildings, utility fees transferred to the fee for the content. Separately prescribed data on fines management company or TSZH, the size of the fee increase, calculated by applying a multiplying factor, and the size of the debt.

Also, the receipt must contain information about the identity of the payment document and a single personal account, which is reflected in the state information system of housing and communal services.