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Hot spotWaster waters of Naryan Mar city and its port discharged into Pechora river
RegionNenets Autonomous Okrug
SectorMunicipal waste water
Reason for being a hot spotTechnology used in biological treatment of waste waters in Naryan Mar, and capacity of treatment facilities, do not ensure surface water protection. The port has no storage tanks and used waters are directly discharged into Pechora river.
Status in elimination procedureNo information
Environmental status in 2003 report2.3 million m3 of wastewater is discharged, including 1.2 million m3 of contaminated wastewater (52%).
Present statusIn 2011: 2.3 million m3 of wastewater discharged, including 0.26 million m3 of contaminated wastewater (11%).
Joint projects 
Actions doneIn 2011, the reconstruction of the first line of wastewater treatment facilities in Naryan-Mar completed. In 2013, the reconstruction of the second line started. Projects for construction of wastewater treatment facilities in Kachgort and Bondarka elaborated and approved.