(January 5, 2012) Yang Yong on the future of river management in China and the issues currently facing the country’s more controversial dam projects.
(May 20, 2011) China’s South-North Water Diversion project may have little water to spare for Beijing.
(February 26, 2011) Official Chinese media reports that 190,000 more people will be relocated this year as part of the south-north water diversion project.
(January 17, 2011) As Beijing suffers through its decades-long drought—with no precipitation for the last ten weeks—officials think it wise to use water from nearby lakes to provide residents with what is becoming a novel experience: snowfall.
(November 16, 2010) A proposal to divert water from the Bohai Sea on China’s eastern coast to Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the far west to fight deserts and sandstorms is “unfeasible” and an “illusion,” water resources scientists and experts said Tuesday.
(November 6, 2010) It might be the most ambitious construction project in China since the Great Wall.
(September 20, 2010) China is engaged on the world’s most ambitious replumbing scheme.
(August 29, 2010) Residents living in glittering new condos in Beijing enjoy the luxuries of swimming pools, while villagers in neighboring Hubei Province are relocated to make way for the massive $62 billion South-North Water Transfer Project.
(August 26, 2010) The final price tag for the ambitious and controversial plan to move water from the south of China to the water-starved North continues to grow, writes Toh Han Shih in the South China Morning Post.
(August 16, 2010) Massive infrastructure projects are not a viable solution to China’s water crisis, writes Toh Han Shih in the South China Morning Post.
(August 5, 2010) As Beijing’s water crisis continues to worsen, officials are forging ahead with a number of controversial water diversion projects to remedy the problem, writes Brady Yauch.
(June 29, 2010) The forced resettlement for the South-to-North Water Transfer Project will be the biggest China has undertaken since building the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest hydroelectric scheme, said the People’s Daily.
(June 17, 2010) Danjiangkou Reservoir can provide a model for China’s environment protection efforts.
(July 20, 2010) Toronto / Beijing: Beijing’s water crisis remains unabated says a new report tracking where water to China’s capital city is sourced from.
(June 18, 2010) As many as 540,000 people will be resettled to make way for the middle and eastern routes, China’s largest resettlement project since the Three Gorges Project, which involved the resettlement of 1.4 million people.