China’s south-to-north water diversion project, expected to start operation in the coming days, will ease the drought that has been plaguing north China, greatly improving grain output, officials and experts have said. About 13 percent of water will be assigned for agriculture every year, which will add six billion cubic meters of water for ecological
More than 345,000 people have moved into new homes. The relocation started three years ago. It is the second largest relocation in modern Chinese water conservancy projects after the Three Gorges Dam.