The reservoir will be 57 square kilometers and 25 km long. It's water level will fluctate about 75 metres causing more than 20 square kilometers of it's bottom to be exposed during early summer. The fine dirt that will accumilate on the bottom can and will be blown over the highlands during that time. The extent of damage on the vegetation in the area is unnown.
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