Long cold winter in store for Ivangorod

  • 1998-11-12
  • Rebecca Santana
NARVA - Russians in the border town of Ivangorod had to wake up early Nov. 10 if they wanted to take a shower or do any last minute laundry, because by 10 a.m., the taps were dry.The Estonian water company Narva Vesi finally shut off the water to Ivangorod this week after months without receiving payment for water or wastewater treatment. Later the same day, the Estonian government agreed to cover the cost of treating Ivangorod's wastewater so that the Russian city would not dump its sewage in the Narva River."The situation is very bad," said Aksel Ers, the director of Narva Vesi.The two ci...
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