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Water discharges at the Irkutsk hydroelectric power station will increase to maximum indicators

Water discharges at the Irkutsk hydroelectric power station will increase to maximum indicators
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In the Angara region, water discharges at the Irkutsk hydroelectric station will be increased to a maximum of 3,2 thousand cubic meters per second. The hydrological situation in the region will be monitored daily.

According to the press service of the government of the Irkutsk region, if the hydrological situation deteriorates, the volume of water discharge will be adjusted. Now the discharge regime is in line with the recommendations of the interdepartmental working group on regulating the operation of the reservoirs of the Angarsk cascade. It includes specialists from Roshydromet, EMERCOM of Russia, the governments of the Irkutsk region and the Republic of Buryatia. Taken into account when calculating the hydrological situation and possible flooding of Irkutsk.

Last week, the average daily discharges amounted to 3,1 thousand cubic meters of water per second. The increase was required due to the high water content of the Angara. Now the level of the river is 176 cm, while the level of the dangerous phenomenon is 190 cm. Every day it grows by a centimeter.

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