The city Council of Lviv set up a coordinating headquarters for elimination of consequences of heavy rain, which podtopil several streets of the city. About it reported in a press-service of the city hall.
As noted by the Director of the Department of housing and infrastructure Irina Marunyak, the work involved all city services. Tomorrow, August 18, for utilities also declared a working day.
“Right now emergency crews are cleaning storm-water inlets. Workers “Lvovvodokanal” install manhole covers. Also, the technique of “Lvovvodokanal” involved in the street Peat, where it impounded the first floor, which houses office space,” – said at city hall.
Additionally, the formed groups, which survey the basements of the houses on those streets were where most of the water is Sakharov, Gorodetskaya, Bohun, cascade, Spring.
Today, August 17, in Lviv, about 17 hours started a short but massive downpour. For half an hour the town was flooded: traffic was hampered and in some places stopped.