Tag: South-North Water Diversion Project

Yangtze water diversion scheme will impact environment

(October 10, 2001) Commenting on an official assessment of a controversial scheme to divert water from the Yangtze River Basin to northern China, the Vice-Minister of Water Resources, Suo Linseng, admitted to Xinhua news agency yesterday that there would be "some impact on the natural environment," reports South China Morning Post.

Beijing Olympic water scheme drains parched farmers

(January 23, 2008) A frantic ‘100-day battle’ is underway to complete a 300-kilometre network of canals and pipes that will take water from the parched countryside of Hebei province to Beijing, for its ‘green’ Olympic games in August.