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25 November 2021, 12:00

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Moscow ranks first in the world in terms of the amount of snow removed in a short time. More than 19 thousand units of equipment are ready to go to the streets of the capital during snowfalls.

Moscow is ready for the winter season. This was reported by Sergei Sobyanin v interview RIA News”.

“All systems, tens of thousands of houses, hundreds of thousands of kilometers of utilities, energy enterprises were preparing to pass the winter heating season during the summer period, in the off-season. I think they are ready, everything is working as planned, ”said the Moscow Mayor.

Snow will be removed this year with the help of more than 19 thousand pieces of equipment, 7.5 thousand pieces of related equipment and over 30 thousand means of small mechanization. In case of snowfall, about 10 thousand units of specialized equipment are ready to go to the streets of the city to work in “combat” mode.

“Even faster means even more expensive. There is always some sort of threshold about “even faster”. Of course, you can catch snowflakes on the fly. Today, Moscow is number one in the world in terms of the amount of snow to be removed and removed and the time frame, no one is dealing with this problem so quickly, ”added Sergei Sobyanin.

Melt winter: where does snow disappear from Moscow streetsUtilities were transferred to winter operation

Work has already begun in the capital 56 snow-melting points… Their capacity is sufficient to melt about 650 thousand cubic meters of snow per day.

After heavy snowfall, it can take three to five days to completely clear the city. At the same time, normal functioning is ensured immediately: approaches to stops and metro stations, socially significant objects, highways and highways are cleared of snow as quickly as possible.

In Moscow, you need to be prepared for any weather disasters and avoid accidents. That is why, before the cold weather, all power facilities, heat, gas, electric networks and utilities are checked.

“Both I personally and in general our complex of municipal services have always paid close attention to this problem. We are a northern city, and talk about a warming climate should not mislead us. Today it has become warmer, but tomorrow it has frozen so much that it will not seem a little “, – concluded the Mayor of Moscow.

To eliminate the consequences of emergency situations, we are ready to promptly leavemore than 1.4 thousand emergency teams. They have specialized equipment and emergency sources of electricity and heat supply.

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