Donetsk, Jun 14 – DAN. Sewage treatment plant in Dokuchayevsk was halted due to Kiev's shelling, said state water company Donbass Water.
"The Sewage treatment plant in Dokuchayevsk was halted due to Kiev's shelling, as it continues. The staff has been evacuated. If we do not put it back into operation shortly, the ecological catastrophe is inevitable."
A representative of the company said wastewater is being dumped into the environment without proper treatment.
Ukrainian army opened fire on Sewage treatment plant in Dokuchayevsk this morning; it was decided to evacuate the staff and stop the plant.
Kiev forces routinely shell vital infrastructure in DPR; water pipes and sewage facilities in frontline areas sustain major damage, for instance, Severskiy Donets – Donbass channel, Verknekalmiusskaya and Donetsk water treatment plants, Yuzhnodonbasskiy water duct, Dokuchayevsk drainage system often come under fire.*ot