Latest Three Gorges Dam Stories
Three Gorges facing flood peak, posing no threat to operation YICHANG, Hubei, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Three Gorges reservoir on Sunday saw its highest flood peak this year, but without disrupting the shipping service on the Yangtze River.
KUCHING: The state government is not perturbed over objections to its plan to build hydroelectric dams.
By Mwanukuzi, Phillip K Introduction Dams are important water resource management systems. In many places, water is regulated by and stored in dams for various purposes, but most importantly to maintain a reliable supply of water.
A new round of heavy rains and flooding in China have left 12 dead and seven missing after similar flooding in June killed 252, government officials say.
Text of report by Spanish newspaper ABC website, on 1 July Zaragoza: Just a few metres separate the pavilion of the Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and that of China at the Expo site in Zaragoza, but the distance between their messages is enormous.
By Calum MacLeod BEIJING -- Floods in south China have killed at least 176 people this month and forced the evacuation of 1.6 million people. Yet the deadly start of China's rainy season masks a bigger crisis: not enough water.
Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post website on 7 March [Report by Shi Jiangtao in Beijing: "Three Gorges Official Defends Forced Eviction"; headline as provided by source] A senior official in charge of the Three Gorges Dam project has defended the forced eviction of the people in Chongqing yet to be displaced by the gigantic reservoir.
Upon completion in 2009, the Three Gorges Dam along Chinaâ€™s Yangtze River will be the world's largest hydroelectric power generator and one of the few man-made structures so enormous that it's actually visible to the naked eye from space.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese activist working to help those displaced by the giant Three Gorges Dam and left paralyzed after a beating last month, inflicted the injuries on himself, a rights group cited a police investigation as showing.
China completed construction on Saturday of the controversial Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectricity project, and marked the occasion with a subdued ceremony broadcast live on state television.
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