The main objective of this program – providing the inhabitants of the Russian capital with clean drinking water and the creation of environmentally friendly water environment, and as a consequence – to improve the health and life expectancy of citizens living in Moscow. Currently, the highest priority for Mosvodokanal are working on upgrading the transport system of centralized water supply, since half of the pipe of the Moscow pipeline, on which the supply of drinking water, already exhausted standard period of service. Healthy Living is the source for more interesting facts. Among other things, in the coming years in the capital plan to introduce modern innovative technology. For example, in 2011 in Moscow will purify water with sodium hypochlorite, which will have in 2011 significantly improve the quality of drinking water in the capital. At the same time, Moscow did not intend to abandon chlorination of water, since the risk of diseases transmitted by water, higher than the risk of sick from chlorine.
In Moscow Currently used 60 micrograms of chlorine per liter of water, while the World Health Organization standards allow the use of 200 micrograms of chlorine per liter. Professor of Organic Chemistry, Moscow State University, Dr. Chemical Sciences Valery Petrosyan, commenting on the program "Clean water Moskvy noted that residents of the Russian capital and other big cities in order to maintain health, should drink daily at least 3.5 liters of water, and no 1,5-2 liter, as previously thought. According to him, this is due to the fact that today we get into the body more toxic substances through the atmosphere, air, and even through food.