SK opened case because of the pollution of the river in Yakutia after the break of the dam «ALROSA»

© Photo : Investigative Committee of the Russian federalassembly the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation. Archive photoSK opened case because of the pollution of the river in Yakutia after the break of the dam «ALROSA»© Photo : Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation

Investigators opened a criminal case on the fact of pollution of the Irelyakh river in Yakutia from-for break of a dam of ALROSA, said the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.

In mid-August in the Mirny district due to heavy rains broke through dams dredge polygons of the company «ALROSA» on the river Irelyakh. Contaminated water containing iron ions and copper fell into the river Vilyui, the Irelyakh and Small Botuobuya. ALROSA purchased and transferred reagents for disinfection and purification of water administration Suntarsky district of Yakutia.

«Investigators in Yakutia opened a criminal case on the pollution of the Irelyakh river, which because of the dam received a significant volume of water from the technical trenches of the mine Irelyakh AK «ALROSA», — is spoken in the Department message in WhatsApp.

Reported to be installed in the water exceeding concentrations of suspended solids, iron and copper. Investigators establish the causes and the guilty officials.

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