Conserving Water Biodiversity

In 2010 "Holcim (Rus)" installed new intake mouth with modern fish-protecting equipment. The tests showed that new equipment installation improved protective effectiveness up to 77,4 % for fish of 12-18 mm long and up to 86 % for youth fish of 19-24 mm long. These indicators satisfy the criteria stipulated in the Construction Standards and Rules 2.06.07-87. New intake mouth was installed by drivers at the site of the existing one without any changes in the water body floor that excluded negative impact on biodiversity.

In 2008 "Holcim (Rus) CM" also installed jalousie fish-protective cap to the intake mouth in the Oka river to prevent youth fish penetrating into the plant technical water system.