Information from the Emergency Response Center at 5.00 am MSK

Your contacts

Moscow Office

115184, Ozerkovskaya nab., 24

E: info@alrosa.ru

T: +7 (495) 620-92-50
+7 (495) 411-75-25

The volume of water in the open pit mine at 9.00 am local time was 21,600 cubic meters. At 9.42 am, the water level in the shaft was at mark –237.26.
The works related to the controlled discharge of water from the open pit mine by focused explosions are still being carried out. Seven charges were dropped to the water surface at the open pit bottom from 7.00 am to 10.30 am.
While there is still a danger of uncontrolled immediate inrush of water into the mine shaft, rescue works underground are forbidden.

This page was last updated on 23 August 2017 at 05.39