An action plan for development of balneological resources is being prepared in Kuban
The Governor of the region Veniamin Kondratyev gave corresponding order to the Regional Department of Business Support at a meeting on the prospects of the tourism industry of the region, which was held in Goryachiy Klyuch.
According to the press service of the Administration (Governor) of the Krasnodar Region, 38 deposits of mineral water are explored in the region, and 29 of them are at the distributed fund and used by private entities. In addition, 54 drinking well-rooms with mineral water operate in Kuban, 14 of them are generally available. Only 24% of explored reserves of thermal waters and 10% of mineral water are used in the region. At the same time, the existing thermal and balneological complexes use old wells.
Participants of the meeting noted that for the integrated development of the industry, it is necessary to make an inventory of the available in the region balneoresources, create a program of geological and economic evaluation of the rational use of wells, and in districts of the region – to initiate the process to develop the reserves of existing resources, as well as to promote this type of treatment and rest.
Authorities in the region are ready to help sanatoriums wishing to move to balneotherapy. "I perceive the scope of balneotherapy as an important investment component, a point of growth for our Municipal Formations. Heads of cities and districts need to convince the owners of resorts that it’s a tomorrow day", – Veniamin Kondratyev said in an address to the Heads of Municipal Formations and instructed them to work with Kubangeologiya a matter on developing new reserves of mineral and thermal waters.