It is planed to turn off the hot water in Bishkek after the holidays - from May 10, Bishkekteploset JSC reported to 24.kg news agency.
According to it, heating systems repairs have begun in April. The hot water supply will be stopped only after the order of Mayor's Office. "We can't completely abandon the practice of supply suspension because some works require stoppage of the equipment. In addition, in the same period Bishkek HPP is being renovated," the JSC reported, adding that 72 percent of heating systems in Bishkek is worn out.
The hot water supply in Bishkek is turned off for a month every year. These measures are taken in order to ensure quality preparation of heat sources and heating systems for the next heating season.