This is reported by Interfax with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia.

“At the time of the water sampling, no dark spots were found, but scientists found a small area of ​​pollution of the water area of ​​Lake Baikal, presumably with pollen or bloom.

Now tests are being carried out by the state laboratory (TsLATI), ”the department said.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian government will send more than 96 million rubles to the Republic of Buryatia for the construction of treatment facilities. It is noted that they "will be built in the village of Vydrino, Kabansky district." The new treatment facilities are expected to help reduce the discharge of polluted wastewater into Lake Baikal and improve the quality of drinking water for local residents.