Barents Environmental Hot Spots


CodeKo5
Hot spotPoor drinking water quality in many towns and districts of the Republic of Komi
RegionRepublic of Komi
SectorDrinking water quality
Reason for being a hot spotHigh chemical and microbial pollution of drinking water is observed in Ukhta and Usinsk towns, Knyazhpogostsky, Ust'- Vymsky districts. Virus contamination has been found in drinking water of Usinksy, Nyazhpogostsky and Kortkerossky districts.
Status in elimination procedureNo information
Environmental status in 2003 report37.3% of drinking water samples did not meet quality standards.
Present status36.8% of drinking water samples did not meet quality standards.
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OwnerMinistry of Architecture and Construction of the Republic of Komi
AddressKommunisticheskaya st. 8, 167000 Syktyvkar, the Republic of Komi
wwwhttp://arch.rkomi.ru/
   
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