Dike constructed in Astana suburb to protect houses from floods
Astana. April 9. KazTAG - Temporary dike 50 meters in length is being constructed in Astana suburb to protect the houses from spring underfloodings, reports the city administration.
"Temporary dike construction commenced on April 6 in Eastern Ilinka to avoid underflooding of houses located in Beket ata street. The length of the dike will make up 50 meters, 1500 sacks with sand have been settled," reads the message posted on astana.gov.kz.
According to the akimat, 3.44 mln cu m of water came to Astana reservoir in a day.
The rescue services are patrolling the Yesil river every 2-3 hours measuring water level. According to the latest data water outflowed from the territories of summer houses and keeps on decreasing.