Kakhovka Reservoir Set to Disappear in Days: Anticipated Outcomes

Volodymyr Rogov, head of the “We are with Russia” movement in Zaporozhye, predicted that the Kakhovka reservoir would disappear in 2-3 days, as the water level dropped after Ukraine destroyed the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station.

Rogov told the TASS news agency today, Wednesday: “According to hydrograph specialists, it is expected that the level of water leakage from the Kakhovka reservoir today will reach a maximum level in certain sections below the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station in the Kherson province, and it is expected that the decline will start from 10 June.”

He continued: “By June 20, after the release of water into the Black Sea, a new channel of the Dnieper will appear, but already without the Kakhovka reservoir. The reservoir will just disappear and it will take two or three days.”

Rogov explained that the new channel of the Dnieper will run at a distance from the city of Energodar and the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.

In the city of Novaya Kakhovka, power supply has been partially restored in the area of ​​the destroyed station, sterilization of the flooded territories will begin in the coming days, Acting Governor of the Kherson Region Vladimir Saldo said.

Saldo said during a TV program today, Wednesday, that the supply of drinking water to Novaya Kakhovka and its environs is currently being organized from other districts of the Kherson region and from northern Crimea, pending the results of laboratory analysis of water samples taken. at city facilities.

Saldo explained that the floods have killed many animals, both domestic and wild, requiring water analysis and neutering operations in the area to avoid the spread of infectious diseases.

Earlier today, authorities in Nova Kakhovka announced a gradual decrease in water levels and significant water retreat from city streets, noting that rescue efforts are ongoing in rural areas near the city.

Source: agencies

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