Since 2009 in Ukraine Day of Youzhny of Bug is established. He will be annually marked out on every third Saturday of May. Such decision was made by members of created recently Basin Council of Youzhny of Bug which part the representative of the cascade of hydroelectric power station was also - pumped storage power plant Is southern - the Ukrainian power complex, transfers UKRINFORM
with sslyky on a press - service of Ministry of Fuel and Energy.
This year Day of Youzhny of Bug falls on May 16. It is provided that its carrying out will draw attention to one of the main waterways of Ukraine, will promote is information - educational work among school students and youth, and also realization of a number of nature protection actions and actions.
The first memories of the Southern Bug are connected with a name of the drevnegretsky historian Herodotus who described the river in the V century BC. Ancient Greeks called it Gipanis, and our ancestors ancient Slavs - God. Total length of Youzhny of Bug - 806 km. The river flows on the territory of Hmelnitsky, Vinnytsia, Kirovograd, Nikolaev, Kiev, Odessa and Cherkassk areas. In total in its pool lives 4,1 million population. It is the only big river of Ukraine which reservoir is completely placed in state borders.