Named possible cause of accidents on heating systems near Saratov

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Imaginerit in fotobanka heating tube. Archival photoNamed possible cause of accidents on heating systems near Saratov© RIA Novosti / Sergey Arbohydrate the image Bank

The preliminary cause of the two accidents on heating systems in the city of Balakovo, Saratov region, vosmiseriyny left in the cold without heating in 25 houses and two social facilities, was the corrosion of the pipeline, reported the press service of Saratov branch of OJSC «T Plus».

Previously, the administration of Balakovo district reported that the damage occurred on Sunday on the main heating main in diameter of 500 millimetres near the house 35 on the street by Clara in Balakovo, but by Monday morning, when the first accident eliminated on the same section of the pipeline was a second impulse. Initially, the zone off hit 37 apartment houses, inhabited by about 6.8 thousand people, but by Monday morning without heating remained 25 houses, a kindergarten and a gymnasium.

«Today the defective section of the pipeline will be sent to a testing laboratory metals. According to preliminary estimates, the cause of the damage was external corrosion of a metal caused by the flooding of a heating-side on adjacent lines», — stated in the message.

However, in MUP «Balakovo-Vodokanal» stated that in the area of crossing of streets of Trnava and the Boulevard of Roses in the last five years of accidents on water supply systems was not.

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