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The water crisis in St. Petersburg to blame "trenches" working?

October 29 2006

After the elimination of the consequences of the water pipes in St. Petersburg, authorities told the causes of the incident and pointed out the culprits.

It is reported that the accident was caused by the workers, drove a trench next to two large culverts. They damaged a pipe, and from the resulting holes become ooze water, which caused a drop in pressure in the pipeline. This sends the "First Channel".

Recall that on the night of 28 on October 29th in the four districts of St. Petersburg was interrupted by cold water. Without water were residents of Moscow, the Kirov, partly Krasnoselski and Petrodvorets district - only about a million people.

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