Dive into the depth of the reservoir. After a first reconnaissance expedition, it is time to put together a great team to go deeper with more equipment to brave the depth of the reservoir and go near the old water line before the reservoir was flooded

Date: Summer 2022

Team

  • Experienced divers
  • 1 boat captain
  • 1 logistic surface support

Conditions and challenges

  • Water temperature 5 celcius and above
  • Max depth target: 120 meters. Deep dive in complete blackness into the submerged forest
  • Exposed to high winds and constant changing conditions
  • Self sufficient dive team with compressor and trimix gas

Goals

  • Filming the submerged forest at different depths
  • Understanding our relation to the land
  • Sharing images with the Pessamit community
  • Making the invisible, visible again