The Department for Energy and Construction Oversight at the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision has approved a Declaration of Safety for the complex of hydraulic structures at the Zagorskaya PSPP.
The document is developed in accordance with the Federal Law on the Safety of Hydraulic Structures and registered anew by the companies with the Federal sectoral division of the Russian Register every five years.
Development of the Declaration of Safety involved wite inspections of all hydraulic structures at the Zagorskaya PSPP. Specific safety criteria are set for each structure and calculations are made as to its potential damage to the environment. The commission assessed the level of safety of the declared hydraulic structures as normal.
This means that the facilities of JSC RusHydro's branch Zagorskaya PSPP comply with the safety requirements for hydraulic structures. The commission also issued the company a certificate of official registration of the hydraulic structures of JSC RusHydro's branch Zagorskaya PSPP in the sectoral division of the Russian Register and a permit for their operation. The permit is valid until April 2014.