Recent incidents of pipe breaks in Kiev on Shota Rustaveli and Antonovich are given to understand that the capital need to change heating systems. So now the city began to fly special drones to examine the suitability of pipelines and thermal units.
21 Feb such drones in test mode soared over the Park of Taras Shevchenko. This Informant reports citing the press service of the Kiev city hall.
Special drones equipped with thermal imaging (devices to monitor the temperature distribution on the examined surface) and will explore the area with a paved heating systems. Thus in the city want to create an address list with problem areas and also more efficient to prevent damage of heating systems.
In test mode, the drones managed to check the sections of the network from the Lev Tolstoy street until Taras Shevchenko Boulevard and Khmelnytsky from the street to the Welt, where there are old pipes since 1970. Although the main method to do this still hydraulic testing during the interheating period.
“We continue the replacement and modernization of heat networks of the city. Last year replaced the 130 km, this year’s increase – will replace 150 km Planned that over the next 5 years, modernization of 150-170 km of pipelines per year, will be able to more stable and planned work. Our primary goal is to avoid accidents like those that occurred on the streets of Rustaveli and Antonovich”, – said the Deputy mayor of Kiev Petro Panteleyev.
The series of incidents related to heating systems in Kyiv continues. Besides the well-known breakthroughs On Shota Rustaveli and Antonovich, boiling water also flooded the street Family Indigosky, which is close to Povitroflotskyi Avenue.
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