This sentence does not correspond to a statement made during the last days of the new product emptying of Lake Cachet 2, which forced the evacuation of dozens of villagers in the area where the waters reach the largest river in Chile. They are part of the comments that the City of Tortel made the environmental impact study HidroAysen submitted in August last year, and in which updated information was not recorded on the phenomenon, and in the opinion of many services simply lowered her profile . “The study provides background emptying catastrophic glacial lake Cachet two occurred in April 2008. Is requested to study its effects on the Baker River Basin and the recurrence of the event” stated at the time the National Service of Geology and Mines , while the Directorate General of Water requested “to consider the risk of violent emptying of lakes known as interglacials GLOFs for its acronym in English. As for example the recent depletion of Cachet 2 lake in Glacier Cologne.
“In practice, the effects would have minimized the effects of the phenomenon (which has caused serious problems to the south of Aysen as road cuts, loss of winner, isolation location), as made clear the general manager HidroAysen, Hernan Salazar, who two months before the submission of the EIA stated that the first occurrence of the phenomenon in April last year (it has been emptied and 4 times) did not alter the baseline and that “this is not a new phenomenon and was extensively studied and planned by glaciologists and engineers involved in the definition of our environmental baseline study. “Past 19:00 pm on Thursday, Claudia Torres, municipal official, sent an email alert stating that” it is residents evacuated as a precaution because it is growing much Baker. “Subsequently, the Government and agencies and Conaf Onemi supported the preventive evacuation for possible flooding could be caused by the recurrence of this phenomenon. Given the doubts left by the Municipality of Tortel study specifically asked to perform a physical modeling of flood risk would Tortel against possible rupture of the central barrier of the Baker 2 (to be deployed upstream of the creek), since An analysis by the Department of Physics, Technological University found that a collapse of thousands of cubic meters per second would come to the town in less than an hour, with catastrophic consequences.