In the beginning of February a TPP located in a southern town of Kazakhstan suddenly went wrong. According to the official version, the reason for the accident consisted in severe frosts and old equipment. The news spread around the country fast. Following the visit of Minister of Emergency Situation the situation was improved. However, a dozen of other accidents occurred after that. Nobody reported the Minister about them…
Not only the local TPP but also the entire heating system went wrong. Following the supply of heat, frozen tubes exploded.
The tubes are located underground along the entire territory of the town.
As usual, employees of the emergency service were not ready to handle the case. There has been a leakage of water from the tube in the yard of the private house for 4 days already.
Workers are saying that there are too many accidents and too little equipment. It is impossible to repair all the tubes.
The grapes and pomegranate are covered with bags for winter. But this time there wont’ be any crop here due to water leakage.
The basement of the house was filled with water for several days.
Workers warned the inhabitants that they wouldn’t be able to repair the tubes.
They just stopped the water stream in the basement and left.
People are freezing in their flats. It is -15 degrees Celsius in the streets now.
Women cook with their coats and hats on.
Aliya used to have TB and is scared that because of the cold she will be ill again.
These days all members of her family stay in one room close to the heater.