”Apă-Canal Chișinău” SA will step up the checks so as to prevent and end cases of illegal connection to the municipal water supply and sewerage system, cases of discharge of wastewater with concentrations that exceed the admissible limits, absence of meters or expiry of their period of validity. The consumers are informed beforehand about the visit of the company’s specialists. Those who do not allow these to enter for inventorying works risk being disconnected, IPN reports, quoting a press release of the company.
During the last inspections carried out on several streets in Râșcani district, 218 consumers didn’t open the door. In accordance with the framework regulations concerning the organization and functioning of the public water supply and sewerage service, which were approved by the National Agency for Energy Regulation, the consumers are obliged to provide access to the operator’s personnel on the presentation of the relevant permit for taking water meter readings, for installing or taking away the meter for examination, for performing disconnection works. The specialists must also be ensured access to the internal water supply and sewerage networks for taking samples, in the presence of the consumers or their representatives.
If the consumer who was informed about the visit does not allow the specialists’ access to the meter between 8am and 8pm, this is issued through mail with an access denial document that specifies the date of the next visit. If access is denied on the second visit too, the operator disconnects the internal water supply and sewerage networks of the consumer from the public water supply and sewage service.