Kanal İstanbul project may increase destruction during an earthquake
TR_ISTA – 02.02.2014 11:38:58
Kanal İstanbul, a new waterway announced by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as his ?crazy project? which is planned to span 44 kilometers and connect the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, carries plenty of risks, according to experts, who point out that İstanbul lies on a seismic belt and that the proposed waterway may lead to more destruction during a possible earthquake.
The waterway project, which will start in Yeniköy in the north and end at Lake Küçükçekmece in the south, was discussed during a panel session held at İstanbul Bilgi University called ?Hukuki, Ekolojik, Kentsel Yönleriyle Kanal İstanbul? (Kanal İstanbul from a legal, ecological and urban perspective). Experts basically criticized the project for the possible risks it can lead to. Some even suggested that implementing the project could be the ?end of İstanbul?.
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