Dmitry Medvedev has signed a directive on the allocation of state subsidies to 75 RF regions for rehabilitation of water objects, including capital repair of hydro-technical utilities and the cleaning of litter from rivers and lakes.
It was announced in the information published on the official web-site of the RF Cabinet of Ministers. The financing is organized within the state program of “Reproduction and use of water resources.” In particular, more than 1.6 bln rubles will be directed to 50 regions to help repair and demolish abandoned hydro-technical utilities.
Subsidies totaling 1 bln 761.8 m rubles will be divided between 13 regions for capital construction assets protection against negative water impact.
Another 12 regions will get 772 m rubles for the recovery and ecological rehabilitation of water objects that have lost self-purification capacity.