Reser­voir sets stor­age record

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

Wa­ter stored at Miyun Reser­voir, Bei­jing’s largest, hit a 17-year high of 1.9 bil­lion cu­bic me­ters on Sept 11, ac­cord­ing to lo­cal au­thor­i­ties. The stor­age of the reser­voir reached 1.7 bil­lion cu­bic me­ters in June. Thanks to up­stream rain­fall and the South-to-North Wa­ter Di­ver­sion Pro­ject de­liv­er­ing wa­ter from Hubei prov­ince, stor­age ex­ceeded 1.8 bil­lion cu m in July and 1.9 bil­lion cu m this month.

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