“On October 23, according to the application of Donbas Water Company of Russia’s occupational power provided security guarantees for conduction of emergency recovery works on the water conduit near the mine named after Gagarin. The emergency recovery works of the damaged water pipe started on the next day. The water supply in Toretsk was restored with a gradual build-up of pressure in the water conduit,” the message says.
It should be noted that since October 15, at 1:15 pm the Central Administration of Ukraine’s State Emergency Service received information on Horlivka-Toretsk water pipe break down.
Horlivka-Toretsk water pipe with a diameter of 900 mm is located near Horlivka (in the so-called grey zone). As a result of the breakdown, central water supply in Toretsk and Zalizne, Pindenne, and Pivnichne was ceased.