North Crimea Canal, A History of its Construction

Euromaidan PR

In the picture above, each dated stone has a three-line poem dedication.. For the year 1963 the poem reads "Dnipro gave water to earth, and heath is blooming brightly. The work of masters of new life is glorious. Working people are capable of doing anything". In the picture above, each dated stone has a three-line poem dedication.. For the year 1963 the poem reads “Dnipro gave water to earth, and heath is blooming brightly. The work of masters of new life is glorious. Working people are capable of doing anything”.

Dnipro River water provides 85 percent of Crimea’s consumption needs. When rivers and springs dry and go shallow from the heat, storage reservoirs of natural water runoff are at best half full. However, off-channel storage reservoirs maintain their levels. Thanks to the Canal, Crimea will never be short of water as the canal helps to supply the storage reservoirs.

This article was published in Krymskie izvestiya (Crimean News) newspaper issued by the Parliament of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea a year and a half ago.

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The peculiar monument pictured stands in the park of Krasnoperekopsk town. There are three ten meter concrete pylons facing…

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