Nowadays the HPP regulates the level of water in the Irkutsk Water Reservoir and saves the city and its residents from dangerous floods. The dam of the Irkutsk HPP makes it possible to control the water level on that segment of the former Angara riverbed from Listvyanka to Irkutsk, which represents the “real” Irkutsk water reservoir.
Irkustsk and Bratsk HPPs has been the main regulators of annual electricity balances in the region for several decades.
The most frequent question of any tourist is what month he/she should choose for a trip to Baikal. Our infographics will tell you everything about the air temperature on the lake at different seasons of the year.
“Eco-rating” is a new project that will change the hotels at Lake Baikal and improve the environmental situation of the lake.
The problem of water level fluctuations in Lake Baikal has been actively discussed by environmentalists and journalists in the last few months.