Transcarpathia irrationally manages its main resources
The Antimonopoly Committee concluded that Transcarpathia is using its mineral springs irrationally, reported the "Novyny Zakarpattya."
In particular, over 90% of production is bottled in PET bottles. Instead, the European experience shows that most consumers prefer glass containers, since they are more suitable for preservation of medicinal properties of water, its chemical composition. The decline in production is caused primarily by reductions in demand in the domestic market.
38 mineral waters wells in the region are used irrationally.
Unclear and lengthy procedure of obtaining licenses substantially complicates the situation. Much of the land containing the deposits is divided and built on. Because of the fragmentation of the deposits, there are many users who mostly work without a common coordinator for mining and bottling of mineral water for a wide range of customers.