“Apă-Canal Chișinău” discovered an unauthorized discharge of fuel oil and different substances containing colorants at the main pumping station of the Chisinau wastewater treatment station. The supplier warns that such actions can activate an ecological bomb and warns that the company risks being disconnected from the public water supply and sewerage system, IPN reports.
The discharge of oil products in the reception section of the station as a result of which a layer of grease appeared on the water was a noticed by the engineer on duty. Checks were carried out at the scene and the company’s specialists asked for the intervention of special vehicles for taking away the fuel oil that expanded on a considerable area. During several hours, the banned substances had been removed. The extent of the done damage will be gauged in several days.
The business entity that discharged the fuel oil hasn’t been identified yet. In accordance with the legal provisions, this can be disconnected from the public water supply and sewerage system.