Team for the improvement of the Siberian and Ural rivers replenished



The project to build a digital model of the rivers Ob-Irtysh watershed to improve the health and was joined by two large industrial holding company of the Urals and Siberia. This was announced by Deputy Governor of Kuzbass for economic development, Konstantin Wenger, reports TASS on Friday, July 12.

So, we are talking about the Kuzbass company “SDS-Ugol” and “Russian copper company” from Chelyabinsk. They will participate in the creation of a special system for tracking the state of the rivers — hydrological monitoring water quality and harmful emissions.

The spokesman added that negotiations are also underway with other industrial companies, potential participants of the project.

The project “Digital Ob-Irtysh basin” was initiated in the framework of scientific-educational center “Kuzbass” and supported by such regions as Kemerovo, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Kurgan, Sverdlovsk regions and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. For its implementation an agreement was signed on cooperation in scientific-technical, innovative and educational spheres between the government of Kuzbass, Saint-Petersburg state Polytechnic University Peter the Great and Institute of water problems, Russian Academy of Sciences.

It is noted that among the goals of the program — modernization of technological processes of industrial organizations and, as a consequence, reduction of production costs and annual costs for damages to the environment. Also provides for the development of world-level equipments.

The initiative is being implemented under the national project “Science”, which was approved by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and should be completed by 2024. Only its implementation is planned to more than 625 billion rubles. In particular, it involves the creation in Russia of 15 scientific and educational centers of the world level, commissioning research facilities class “magicians” and the formation of an integrated system of training scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel.

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