A Dam Collapses in Ukraine. What Do We Know?

Ukraine’s president, shared this video of the Kakhovka dam.
A concrete dam, hundreds of feet tall, able to hold bodies of water so large one cannot see the opposite shore, is the crowning achievement of engineering. Making life livable for hundreds of thousands with clean hydroelectric power, they can be more devastating than an atomic bomb when they fail. This devastation was on full display this morning in Ukraine’s embattled Kherson region as the middle of the Kakhovka dam gave …
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