Rusatom Infrastructure Solutions, Sovcombank to Upgrade Lesnoy’s Infrastructure

19 February 2019 (09:31)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, February 19, 2019. Sovcombank is going to finance Rosatom Corporation’s project on upgrading water supply and sewage infrastructure in Lesnoy, Sverdlovsk Region, Rusatom Infrastructure Solutions LLC’ press service reports.

The papers to this effect got signed by Rosatom Corporation, Rusatom Infrastructure Solutions-Lesnoy (Rosatom Corporation’s member enterprise), and Sovcombank at Russian Investment Forum in Sochi on February 15, 2019.

Lesnoy’s water supply and sewage infrastructure got built back in the sixties to the eighties and has grown quite old. Rusatom Infrastructure Solutions, acting as the concession operator, will have all the primary and ancillary appliances upgraded: the waste water treatment plant and the pumping and filtering plant will get reconstructed; 20.5 km worth of water supply and sewage lines and their complementary structures will get repaired; and drinking water supply will get provided for Chashavita. The company also plans to improve the infrastructure through Smart Water Treatment automation appliances and digital solutions. This will make the overall management of water supply and water sewage systems more efficient.

Sovcombank and Rosatom Corporation signed a long-term strategic cooperation agreement in May 2018; the two parties agreed to work together to upgrade the utilities infrastructure in Russian towns with active nuclear industry enterprises and to implement investment projects on Smart Cities development. The agreement the parties signed on February 15, 2019 was the first practical step taken in this direction.

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