The responsible municipal services are carrying out disinfection works to kill rats and harmful insects in basements of apartment buildings in Chisinau. So far, such works were carried out on in basements and waste collection rooms of 258 blocks. The services are contracted by the Public Amenities Division based on a tender contest and are performed by an economic operator.
Contacted by IPN for details, the head of the Cleanup Section of the Public Amenities Division Vasile Efros said that disinfection works will be performed in about 3,500 buildings. The works are carried out in cooperation with the block managers. Such works are executed two times a year and the organizational part of the process defends on the cooperation between the operator that provides the services and the block managers. The dwellers are informed when the areas are to be treated. Entering the basement during 48 hours of the disinfection works is dangerous.
Vasile Efros also said that the works are executed in all the buildings that were erected until 2000. If there are additional request, these are also satisfied. If repeated intervention is needed, this is ensured.
The disinfection works started at the end of April. A sum of 2.5 million lei was allocated from the municipal budget for the purpose. The intervention will continue until November.