In Moscow, completes the fountain season

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotomancer at the Theater square in Moscow. Archival photoIn Moscow, completes the fountain season© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

The fountain season closes in Moscow on the night of 1 October, the fountains will start canning for the winter season, told reporters Deputy mayor for housing and Peter Biryukov.

In Moscow, completes the fountain season© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobanka and why can the Moscow fountains?

«On the night of October 1, 2018, the fountain season in Moscow is closed, they can be canned for winter, and preparing equipment for the next season of work in 2019,» — said Biryukov on Sunday.

He added that today in the capital, there are about 600 fountains, pools and water devices.

As explained in a press-service of the urban center, the technology of conservation is that of fountains with bowls (for example, «October» or «Soviet»), fully pumped water, followed by rinsing themselves of bowls and all items, including fountain sculptures. The next stage of the work on conservation of fountains – the dismantling of the injectors, lamps and accessories, maintenance and pumping electronic equipment.

In Moscow there are also fountains that each season of conservation are fully demountable – 16 floating fountains on Vodootvodny channel.

Fountains that have a more complex utilities and decorative items that need extra protection in winter. For example, «Repinka» or «Pushkin» the fountain are protective metal shields. A dynamically lit fountain in «Tsaritsyno» is the only fountain in Moscow, which can with a special dome. The dome protects engineering construction in winter and enables the work needed for the next season of the fountains, said in the complex.

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