In the Burejskom district of Amur region after the accident at the hydroelectric power station has entered emergency mode
KHABAROVSK, August 25 — RIA Novosti. The administration of the Bureya district, Amur region introduced a state of emergency following damage to the shutter spillway of the dam of Nizhne-Bureyskaya HPP, in all the settlements downstream of the river Bureya hydro-post a time, reports the GU Ministry of emergency situations of Russia in the region.
According Nizhnebureyskaya HPP, on Thursday at 14.24 GMT during normal maneuvering in flight No. 1 of spillway dam of Nizhne-Bureyskaya HPP has been damage to the shutter and the flooding of the NPP platform. There were no injuries, the equipment of the turbine hall HPP received no damage.
Now the water pass through Nizhne-Bureiskaya hydroelectric power station is conducted through the span of No. 1 of spillway dam, the rest of the stairs closed. Waste consumption — 2.6 thousand cubic meters per second, the flow of about 700 cubic meters per second, the upstream water level 137,9 meters. Such emissions do not pose a threat to settlements downstream. Their flooding begins at discharge from the Nizhne-Bureiskaya HPP in excess of 7.5 thousand cubic meters per second. Preparations are underway for repairs. The NPP site drained.