Water purifying equipment put into exploitation in Azerbaijan’s Salyan region
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 27 / Trend , J.Babayeva/
Modern osmose water-purifying equipment of Hyundai production was put into exploitation in the Boranikand, Sarvan and Marishli villages of the Salyan region on Feb. 27.
"The modern water purifying equipment can purify 40 cubic meters of water each day. As a result, residents of three villages in the Salyan region can use the purified drinkable water," Ecology and Natural Resources Minister Huseyngulu Bagirov said at an opening ceremony of the water purifying equipments.
Bagirov said that some 2,020 residents in the Boranikand village can use drinkable water from 16 springs, 2,467 residents in the Sarvan village - from 11 springs and 2,020 residents in the Marishli village - from 12 springs.
In accordance with the Azerbaijani President's decree on measures to improve supply of people with ecologically pure water, dated back 20 June in 2007, it is planned to supply some populated areas, which use water of the Kur and Araz rivers as drinkable water, with ecologically pure water. So, it is planned to purify water for 166,000 villagers with water in line with standards of the World Health Organization through installation of module type of water purifying units in 100 villages, which suffer from water deficit. At present measures continue to provide 50 populated areas of 12 villages with qualitative water.
More than 55,000 residents of 50 settlements of Yevlakh, Zardab, Kurdamir, Imihsli, Sabirabad, Saatli, Salyan and Neftchala Regions, who suffered from drinkable water deficit, have been provided with pure water in 2007 under the President's decree.
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