The water from the city water supply system is safe to drink and it is confirmed by Niš Institute for Public Health and the Republic Sanitary Inspection, said Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski. “Depending on the condition of the springs and the purity of the water they are gradually being included in the system and the citizens should not worry about the water supply,” the Mayor told reporters. The teams of PUC Naisus are in the field and the water quality control has been intensified, Mayor noted. Drinking water tanks have been sent to critical places in the higher parts of the city area. Water quality is also controlled in rural water supply systems. Niš City Council Member Miroslav Djokić told reporters that extraordinary flood protection measures are in force for the area of South Morava River and that the areas of Mezgraja, Donja Toponica, Trupale and Popovac are endangered, and the bridge towards Lalinac is closed. Teams are working in the field to eliminate the consequences of the storm.