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27 August 2021, 07:02

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All measures for the preparation of the heat supply system are planned to be completed by September 1.

Temperature tests of heating networks are being carried out in Moscow before the start of the new heating season.

“Work on the preparation of heating networks for the new heating season has entered the home stretch, in accordance with the schedule, the networks are being tested for the maximum temperature of the coolant,” said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Housing and Utilities and Improvement

Peter Biryukov… “This simulates the increased load during winter cold peaks.”

According to him, temperature tests are being carried out on more than eight thousand kilometers of heating networks. During their implementation, a coolant with a temperature of up to 130 degrees Celsius is supplied to the main line, which makes it possible to identify potentially unreliable areas. Then, before the start of the heating season, repairs are carried out there to ensure trouble-free operation in the autumn-winter period.

The head of the municipal economy complex stressed that all measures for the preparation of the heat supply system will be completed by September 1.

“In total, we will prepare more than 74 thousand objects, including over 34 thousand apartment buildings, 8.9 thousand social facilities and 30.5 thousand administrative and non-residential buildings. Thanks to timely and high-quality preparation, for more than 10 years in a row, heating seasons in the capital have passed without serious accidents and shutdowns, ”added Pyotr Biryukov.

Annually scheduled preventive maintenance carried out at more than 22 thousand heat points, more than 13 thousand kilometers of water supply networks, more than 116 thousand kilometers of electrical networks, about 21 thousand transformer and distribution substations are being inspected.

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