Workers install a pipeline in Cangzhou, Hebei province, as part of the South-North Water Diversion Project, which aims to relieve the country's drought stricken north by diverting water from the wetter southern and central regions. Photo: Reuters/China Daily Workers install a pipeline in Cangzhou, Hebei province, as part of the South-North Water Diversion Project, which aims to relieve the country's drought stricken north by diverting water from the wetter southern and central regions. Photo: Reuters/China Daily
Workers install a pipeline in Cangzhou, Hebei province, as part of the South-North Water Diversion Project, which aims to relieve the country's drought stricken north by diverting water from the wetter southern and central regions. Photo: Reuters/China Daily

New channel in huge south-north water transfer project to bring relief to parched Beijing

Arid capital to see water supply boosted by nearly half as latest phase of vast South-North Water Diversion Project prepares to enter operation but challenges will remain in future

Workers install a pipeline in Cangzhou, Hebei province, as part of the South-North Water Diversion Project, which aims to relieve the country's drought stricken north by diverting water from the wetter southern and central regions. Photo: Reuters/China Daily Workers install a pipeline in Cangzhou, Hebei province, as part of the South-North Water Diversion Project, which aims to relieve the country's drought stricken north by diverting water from the wetter southern and central regions. Photo: Reuters/China Daily
Workers install a pipeline in Cangzhou, Hebei province, as part of the South-North Water Diversion Project, which aims to relieve the country's drought stricken north by diverting water from the wetter southern and central regions. Photo: Reuters/China Daily
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