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2018 May 30 10:25

Main phase of Bagayevsky hydrosystem project obtains state expert approval (graphics)

Russia’s General Board of State Expert Review (Glavgosexpertiza) has approved Phase II of the project on construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem on the Nizhny Don river, says press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot).  

According to the statement, the approval of Phase II facilities was obtained on May 28. “Thus, the design of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem has been completed”, says Rosmorrechflot.

Having studied the documentation of the project on construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem with its category of highly dangerous and technically challenging facility the experts acknowledged its compliance with technical regulations, safety and environmental standards.

Preparation works, as part of Phase I, are to be completed this December. Expert review of the Phase II facilities is nearing completion. The works under Phase II are to begin this year with the completion of all construction works scheduled for 2020.

In August 2016, Vladimir Putin gave instructions on debottlenecking of the Deepwater System of Russia’s primarily through construction of the Bagayevsky  and Nizhegorodsky hydrosystems.

Construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem included into the Federal Targeted Programme “Development of Russia’s Transport System in 2010–2020” is estimated at RUB 22 bln (including the expenses for the water storage basin). 

Construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem began in the Rostov Region on 23 April 2018. 

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