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Ministry of Natural Resources of Buryatia: lowering the level of Lake Baikal to the ecology of the coastal zone of the region has not affected
25 February in Roshydromet noted that the level of Lake Baikal fell below 456 meters - the minimum mark, which was allowed to lower the water level in the lake in accordance with the decision of the Government of 2001 year.
As explained by the WG in the Ministry of Natural Resources of Buryatia, water shortage was felt only by two percent of the population, that is, 860 residents in 18 settlements. In general, residents of private homes have experienced problems with water supply.
“This does not mean that people do not have water. She is fully provided with the district administrations ", - the ministries of nature in the region.
The water level in Lake Baikal, which has fallen below the critical level of 456 meters above sea level, has not affected the ecology in the coastal zone of Buryatia. This was announced on Thursday, 26 February, in the Ministry of Natural Resources of the republic.
Recall that this year, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree that allows energy professionals to use the water resources of Lake Baikal and after the level of the lake reaches 456 meters above sea level in the Pacific system of heights.