At the beginning of the XX century, Bakhchisaray had plenty of water

Today’s alarming reports of a lack of water in Crimea would have surprised, for example, the residents of Bakhchisaray at the beginning of the 20th century. There was “more than enough water” in this town, the newspaper “Crimean Herald” in 1911 wrote “… thanks to the abundance and wealth of the surrounding springs with perfectly clean water, Bakhchisarai is in the best conditions compared to all the cities of Crimea,” was written in the publication, photos of which were posted on Facebook by Pavel Ivanov.