On the night of June 6, Russian occupants blew up the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant, destroying the engine room and the dam; the plant cannot be restored. The shoaling of the Kakhovka reservoir threatens the safety of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant.
The undermining of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant has caused an environmental disaster. Water from the reservoir began to flood towns and villages and evacuations began. Due to the explosion of the Kakhovskaya HPP dam, there were problems with water supply in Kryvyi Rih, Marganets and Nikopol.