According to local authorities, the place of the breakthrough has been established, and repair and restoration work is underway. The administration of Orsk decides on the supply of water.
“In the shutdown zone were the settlements of OZTP and Stepnoy, Petrovskaya, Listopadnaya, Kamyshovaya, Republican, Ogneupornaya, Polevaya, Garina streets. The accident affected kindergartens №№ 122, 113, 106, 104, 98, school №№22, 17, high school №3 social rehabilitation center "Rostok", - reports "Interfax".
Due to the accident, kindergartens have been closed, and schools have been transferred to remote work. The local news agency 56orb.ru reports that 50 apartment buildings, 550 private houses and 10 social infrastructure facilities were left without water. According to a source citing eyewitnesses, the incident happened at about 3 am. Flooding has been reported in the area. In the video, you can see how a fountain beats out of the ground.
At the end of December, dozens of houses and social infrastructure facilities were left without heating in the village of Stepnoy in Orenburg after a section of the main pipeline broke through.