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Vladimir Utility Company Discharged Untreated Wastewater

The organization was fined 50 thousand rubles ($670)

Vladimirvodokanal, a municipal utility in Vladimir, has been discharging untreated wastewater into a water body on the territory of the Yurievets microdistrict of Vladimir for more than three weeks. The environmental prosecutor’s office reported that the company has a sewage pumping station No. 10 on Noyabrskaya Street, which receives water from industrial enterprises in the microdistrict and then redirects it to the wastewater treatment plant.

However, in early July 2021 there was an accident at the plant, which led to the pollution of the unnamed object. Law enforcers recorded the violations during a field trip on July 23. After that, the problem was immediately eliminated.

With regard to the responsible person of “Vladimirvodokanal” proceedings were initiated under the administrative article “violation of the requirements for protection of water bodies that may lead to their pollution”, he was fined 50 thousand rubles. Also, a presentation was made to the company.

Recall that at the end of 2020 “Vladimirvodokanal” became the leader among the companies that are the main sources of pollution of water bodies in the Vladimir region. Although all discharged wastewater was claimed to have been treated.

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