In Transbaikalia asked retailers to set a minimum increment for drinking water

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova in photosangelina water. Archival photoIn Transbaikalia asked retailers to set a minimum increment for drinking water© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova the image Bank

The Ministry of economic development of the Baikal region, where due to floods has a state of emergency, appealed to heads of trading networks with a proposal to establish a minimum allowance for drinking water and to ensure its reserves, the press service of the Governor of the region.

«In connection with flood events in the rivers of Zabaykalsky Krai deteriorated water quality. According to regional Rospotrebnadzora, experts record high level of pollution and encourage residents to eat exclusively boiled and bottled water. Vice Prime Minister-Minister of economic development of Irkutsk region Sergey Novichenko appealed to heads of trading networks with a proposal to set a minimum trading increment for drinking water canteen, and provide adequate stocks in retail stores», — stated in the message.

With nine retail chains in Zabaykalsky Krai signed an agreement on establishment of the size of trade allowances for socially important food products, but drinking water agreement does not apply, said authorities.

Floods in the areas of Transbaikalian edge began July 8 in Chita is the strongest flood since the beginning of the history of observation — 1936. In the region introduced a state of emergency, set up operational headquarters for emergency response. In Transbaikalia there remains the group of rescuers from different regions of Siberia strengthened to 188 people, which will be in the region until the liquidation of consequences of flooding. The total damage from the first wave estimated at more than a billion rubles. In the region continues to rain, the regional hydrometeorological center declared the 10th consecutive storm warning because of heavy rains.

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