Amur River Ice Fountains to protect villagers from flooding

The Russians have a technique to prevent flooding, when the spring comes and it melts, ice turned into rivers and lakes, and this is Amur River the 9th longest river in the world.

These eruptions dissolve the ice and prevent future floods, which pose a great risk to the inhabitants of nearby villages and their crops. The synchronized explosions unleashed this great waterway in the Russian Far East, creating an impressive sight.

Explosions from specialized pyrotechnics tremble were made near villages in Shimanovsky and Skovorodinsky.

Amur River Ice Fountains to protect villagers from flooding

Despite the impressive ice pyrotechnics, critics of this method say it is not the most environmentally friendly way to clean the ice. However, the strategy is effective and signals that spring and summer are on the road.

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Videos Anna Liesowska Source: Siberian Times

 

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