13 Jul '10
A total of $29.2m is to be invested into construction of water inlet structures of Tunguss deposit in the city of Khabarovsk in 2010, city officials report.
Of the total funding, $24m is reportedly to be allocated from the federal budget, and $5.2m is to be put up by the city authorities.
Under plans, the funds are to be spent on new pump stations, equipment and construction works.
Development of Tunguss deposit, as an alternative water supply source for Khabarovsk, started in July 2004 after accident in China’s Jilin, when many tons of poisonous substances were dropped into the Sungari river, confluent of the Amur river.