In the Kherson region, the decline in water levels continues


In the Kherson region, a gradual decrease in the water level is recorded, and in the Dnipropetrovsk region, more than 30 settlements are deprived of centralized supply. This was announced on June 20 by the speaker of the State Emergency Service Alexander Khorunzhiy during a briefing on the consequences of the explosion of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station.

He noted that in the Kherson region the water is at the level of 31 cm and has fallen by 17 cm over the past day, and by another 8 cm since the beginning of this day.

Four settlements (818 houses) remain flooded on the right bank of the Dnieper, and 17 settlements on the temporarily occupied territory of the left bank.

In the Nikolaev region, households were flooded in four settlements of the Bashtansky district (Novosofievka, Limantsy, Mikhailovka, Baratovka).

In addition, one settlement, Afanasyevka, was partially de-energized in the region, and centralized water supply was stopped in seven. The operation of six artesian wells in Snigirevka has also been suspended.

As a result of flooding in the region, two bridges were destroyed and two bridges were damaged, a detour was organized.

In the Dnipropetrovsk region, as a result of the disaster, the operation of water intake stations in the cities of Pokrov and Nikopol was stopped, as a result of which 35 settlements were left without centralized water supply, 14 of them partially.