Floodwater is discharged from a dam at Danjiangkou reservoir in Hubei province. Water from the dam will ultimately be transported to Beijing and other parts of the north. Photo: AFP
Floodwater is discharged from a dam at Danjiangkou reservoir in Hubei province. Water from the dam will ultimately be transported to Beijing and other parts of the north. Photo: AFP
Environment

China diverts 10 billion cubic metres of water to arid north

Ambitious project aims to counteract effects of drought and rising demand

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Floodwater is discharged from a dam at Danjiangkou reservoir in Hubei province. Water from the dam will ultimately be transported to Beijing and other parts of the north. Photo: AFP
Floodwater is discharged from a dam at Danjiangkou reservoir in Hubei province. Water from the dam will ultimately be transported to Beijing and other parts of the north. Photo: AFP
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