Another construction video
The dam is named after one of the villages that it will submerge.
|TheAtlantic, 1 of several photos of the villiage being swallowed by the reservoir. Apr 4, 2023|
|Photo courtesy of Limak via enr|
"Residents of Yusufeli stand atop a hill to look down on the drowned remnants of their town on April 1 ."
"One of 13 planned or built hydropower facilities on the Coruh, this one has uprooted approximately 7,400 residents in Yusufeli alone, locals say, as well as more people in surrounding villages. It is also uprooting the valley’s unique biodiversity—it’s home to 70 endemic plant species—and both residents and environmentalists have tried for years to fight the project, to no avail."