Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine: Spot Report on Damage to Donetsk City Water Supply, 15 June 2014
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
Fighting near Semyonovka (five kilometres southeast of Sloviansk in the Donetsk region) has caused damage to the Donetsk city water supply, with potentially serious consequences for its one million inhabitants and three million others.
The SMM met on 15 June the elected Donetsk City Mayor Lukyanchenko at the City Administration building The interlocutor said that a water pumping station and a section of pipeline in the area of Semyonovka – astride the main Donetsk-Sloviansk road (M-03/E40), five kilometres southeast from central Sloviansk and 110 kilometres north of Donetsk – had been damaged in recent fighting between Government forces and their armed opponents.
This pumping station and pipeline constitute the main water supply for Donetsk city’s population of one million, and a further three million inhabitants of the region. The effects of this disruption are not yet…
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