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WASH Cluster Incident Report №173, 06/03/2019

SHELLING NEAR NOVOLUHANSKYI WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

Voda Donbasa (VD) informed the WASH Cluster that today, 06/03/2019 Novoluhanskyi Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) was under shelling at 7.20 – 8.30 am, Kiev time.
As a result, all windows of the compressor room were damaged. Two people of the day shift were at the WWTP at that moment and fortunately they were not injured.
This small WWTP serves the Novoluhansk village with total pre-conflict population 3,830 people and in the event of stoppage, untreated wastewater would be released into the environment, representing a danger to public health.

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06 Mar 2019
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Situation Report