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Preventive maintenance on hot water systems will be completed by the end of the summer.

The schedule of disconnect of hot water for carrying out preventive and repair work in apartment houses in Moscow adjusted to the mode of isolation, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow concerning housing and communal services and improvement Pyotr Biryukov.

“In connection with the epidemiological situation in the city and the current regime of self-isolation, the decision to postpone the date of disconnection of hot water in apartment houses on 1 June,” he said.

Every year the hot water in the homes of shut off gradually after the end of the heating season. It usually ends in late April — early may. At the time of disconnection of hot water carry out maintenance and repair work on engineering networks. They are necessary in order to identify possible violations and eliminate them before the next heating season. “For example, last year it was identified and repaired more than 13 thousand potentially unreliable sections in thermal networks”, — said the Deputy Mayor.

According to him, all the maintenance work on the hot water in Moscow will be completed by August 30. During this time, will be made the hydraulic test of 16.4 thousand kilometers of networks.

Pyotr Biryukov said that now the hot water turned off for no more than 10 days. “Early shutdown lasted for 20 days, now the maximum period is shortened to 10 days. Not to turn off the hot water, as in any system, for a proper function periodically carry out planned preventive measures”, — he stressed.

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