Toretsk, Zalizne, Pivnichne and Pivdenne, the four towns in Donetsk region are cut off from the water supply system. An emergency occurred at Horlivka-Toretsk water pipeline, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported.
The information appeared on December 16, it said that the water pipeline leaks, losing water.
'At 10 p.m. December 16, the Chief Department received the information that the water loss at Horlivka-Toretsk pipeline increased (...) the Horlivka filtering station No.2 ceased the water supply through the pipeline', the agency reports.
The emergency left 42,800 people without water.
There's a water storage tank in Toretsk, which currently holds 2.5 thousand cubic meters of drinking water. If necessary, the water will be supplied every hour; if the storage tank runs empty, the water will be supplied by mobile water tanks.