According to the Ob-Irtysh Territorial Administration for Hydrometeorological and Environmental Monitoring, the expected timing of ice breakup in the Ob River near the city of Surgut is 10 May (+/- 5 days), and the expected maximum level of the Ob River during the flood period is 700–770 cm. These parameters are within the long-term annual average values.
On 19 April, the Surgutskaya GRES-2 Branch of Unipro PJSC underwent a commission flood inspection of hydraulic engineering structures with the participation of representatives of Surgutskaya GRES-2 and Rostechnadzor.
All the hydromechanical equipment of water discharge and sluice structures of the branch were checked and tested in service. The commission confirmed the station’s readiness for the flood discharge in 2019.