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Social facilities were the first to receive heating, followed by residential buildings, retail facilities and enterprises.
Utilities in Moscow are completing work to turn on the heating. Heating season in the city has begun on Monday, and by October 1, the work was almost completed, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for housing and communal services and improvement Petr Biryukov.
“At present, the equipment is being commissioned, the work is being carried out in accordance with the schedule. Heating is included in all social institutions and 99 percent of residential buildings, ”said the deputy mayor.
He recalled that according to the technology, it takes five days to turn on the heating. Social facilities, residential buildings and office buildings are the first to receive heat, followed by commercial facilities and industrial enterprises.
According to Pyotr Biryukov, city services are fully prepared for the start of the heating season. All heating networks passed the necessary checks, according to the approved plan, hydraulic tests were carried out, sections of the networks where malfunctions were identified were repaired.
Utilities this year had to prepare the city for the heating season in special conditions. Due to the epidemiological situation, hydraulic testing and preventive maintenance of networks began two months later than usual. The planned shutdown of hot water was also postponed. The work was carried out around the clock, a larger number of repair teams were involved in them.
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