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Hot spotDrinking water supply in Zelenoborsky-1 settlement
RegionMurmansk Oblast
SectorDrinking water quality
Reason for being a hot spotThe settlement is supplied with water from lake Bezymyannoe with poor organoleptic quality and periodic deficiency of water resources.
Status in elimination procedureNo information
Environmental status in 2003 reportDrinking water samples did not meet sanitary standards.
Present statusIn 2011: Lack of water treatment facilities. Water purification/treatment is carried out only by disinfection with chlorine solution. Chlorination units are worn and obsolete. Main distribution network is old, which may cause secondary pollution of water.
Joint projects 
Actions doneWater supply pipelines in Zelenoborsky were reconstructed within the Kandalaksha district programme in 2008-2009.
OwnerKandalaksha regional authority
AddressMurmansk Oblast, Kandalaksha region, Zelenoborsky-1