70% of residential buildings have already been prepared for the upcoming winter period, announced Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko in the course of All-Ukrainian teleconference on preparations for the heating season 2017/2018.
«Local authorities should finalize all technical preparations of objects pertaining to social sphere until September 1, residential buildings - until September 15. Due to the decentralization local governance possess sufficient amount of financial resources and opportunities to complete timely preparation of housing and communal services for the autumn-winter heating period», the Vice Prime Minister stressed in his address to regions.
«Preparations for the heating season are under control of the Government and carried out in line with the schedule. Regional headquarters have been established and are operating. Regarding the preparation in the social sphere, 80.3% of schools, 81% of kindergartens and 70% of hospitals are ready for the upcoming heating season», the Vice Prime Minister accentuated.