Bratislava Saturday (1.9.) Intensively passed the rain, after a few hours the passage and underpasses were functional. On Sunday briefing, Bratislava Mayor Ivo Nesrovnal said.
"We can not prevent the torrential rains and climate change from happening." We know how to prepare the city and its organizations to keep the damage from such torrential rains as small as possible. said the mayor.
However, the chairman of the board of directors of the Bratislava Water Company Zsolt Lukáč is a long-term problem with bridging roads and subways. It is caused by rainwater running from the Carpathians to Bratislava. Drainage, which is mainly dedicated to sewage, can not absorb it. Unbalanced replied that the city is already implementing water measures, after the juniors began to repair the dirt. "Of course these are huge investment costs," he said.
On Saturday (1.9.) The water also jumped into the newly opened tunnel at Trnava. The move took place at 19:00, after which the metro cleaned the cleaning service. According to the operators of the subway, water did not cause any damage. But they admitted that the rain revealed minor shortcomings that they want to eliminate in the near future.
Some lines of public transport did not change for Saturday's lunchtime. "The tram was fully restored on Saturday at 9.30 pm, the trolley bus on Sunday at 9.30 am, " was approached by Milan Urban, Director General of the Bratislava Transport Company. Meanwhile, there was a replacement transport in some places.