The planned Yinjiangbuhan tunnel will drain water from the Three Gorges Dam, pictured, to the Han River, a major tributary of the Yangtze. Photo: Xinhua
The planned Yinjiangbuhan tunnel will drain water from the Three Gorges Dam, pictured, to the Han River, a major tributary of the Yangtze. Photo: Xinhua
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China’s new mega tunnel will send water from the Three Gorges Dam to Beijing

  • Yinjiangbuhan tunnel, connecting to a 1,400km open canal, is expected to take 10 years to build and cost US$8.9 billion
  • China’s broader infrastructure plan is a move towards boosting food production by as much as 540 million tonnes

The planned Yinjiangbuhan tunnel will drain water from the Three Gorges Dam, pictured, to the Han River, a major tributary of the Yangtze. Photo: Xinhua
The planned Yinjiangbuhan tunnel will drain water from the Three Gorges Dam, pictured, to the Han River, a major tributary of the Yangtze. Photo: Xinhua
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