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    no hot water?when is YOUR turn?

    http://www.oaomoek.ru/ru/

    very simple and easy. nothing to type, just to search.
    area, district,street and building number and the two meters will tell you from when and how long you will have to do with either a sponge bath, shower with friends or lucky you, you have an alternative little hot water boiler that will tidy you over.
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    Made sticky.
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    Hot Water

    You can probably buy one of those electric machines that heat up the water as it flows (Hotels use them), but make sure the cables in your flat/apartment can cope with the current they use, otherwise you may experience other problems (fires).

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    Quote Originally Posted by ianrbro View Post
    You can probably buy one of those electric machines that heat up the water as it flows (Hotels use them), but make sure the cables in your flat/apartment can cope with the current they use, otherwise you may experience other problems (fires).
    *Benedikt* made such a suggestion

    I posted that the Summer shut-offs should end around 2017. This year's schedule is posted OP #1

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    thanks, but I can not figure out in what disctrict I'm in : ( between Mayakovskaya and Belorruskaya??

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    your building must have a street and house number

    Quote Originally Posted by sophietherese View Post
    thanks, but I can not figure out in what disctrict I'm in : ( between Mayakovskaya and Belorruskaya??

    and that is more or less all you need to know
    and you live in the -central district-
    hope it helps
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    well, central Moscow, ok... and then, do you know wich "GO" I need to pick??

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    you know the name of your street?

    Quote Originally Posted by sophietherese View Post
    well, central Moscow, ok... and then, do you know wich "GO" I need to pick??


    you just click on to street and look until your street comes up. i don't know what browser you have, i have google chrome who translates everything into english. so the street names maybe will be different at least a few letters, from the original russian. but i assume you know how to write your street name in russian language or how it is written.
    if you don't know which district you are in, get a Moscow map and find out, at least you are one step closer.
    or give me your street name and house number, and i can find it for you if you want it....
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    what the actual f**k?

    I had a cold shower this morning, my boss mentioned this and now I see this.

    wtf?!!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom1 View Post
    what the actual f**k?

    I had a cold shower this morning, my boss mentioned this and now I see this.

    wtf?!!?
    Russian folk tradition to switch off the hot water each spring:-))
    "Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly."

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    awful tradition!

    Why? What are they doing at this time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom1 View Post
    awful tradition!

    Why? What are they doing at this time?
    Maintenance and repairs. There's a cold winter ahead, everything must be checked for problems. I think no one will argue that it's better to be without hot water in spring or summer than to have it and heating cut off when it's -20 or -30.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom1 View Post
    awful tradition!

    Why? What are they doing at this time?
    Maintenance, they say. The only way to avoid the misery is to get a place with a boiler installed.

    In the soviet days they used to shut the hot water for several weeks, if I remember correctly.
    "Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly."

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    would it not be a good idea to do most of it during the may holidays???!

    when everyone is away or at their dacha?

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