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5,331 artesian wells counted in Ulaanbaatar

By M.ZOLJARGAL

An artesian well survey in Ulaanbaatar has recently ended, with the final count of 5,331 wells throughout Ulaanbaatar.

The study was done for the Ulaanbaatar City Mayor’s plan to recover and support water flow of the Tuul, Selbe and Dund rivers. Furthermore, the survey aims to build water tanks and ponds to store surface water, protect rivers and springs close to Ulaanbaatar, and increase green areas.

Out of the 5,331 wells, households and businesses use 4,774 (or 89.6 percent) of them, according to the Statistics Department of Ulaanbaatar.

Sukhbaatar District has the highest number of artesian wells, totaling 1,309, and 835 of them are found in the 19th and 20th Khoroos of the district alone, where most of Ulaanbaatar’s summer cottages are located.

According to the study, 83.3 percent of total artesian wells in Ulaanbaatar are located in Bayanzurkh, Songinokhairkhan, Sukhbaatar and Khan-Uul districts where there are plenty of summer camps, ger districts, and plantation fields.

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