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Report from Wuhan: Water diverted to emergency reservoirs

07-29-2010 08:22 BJT

News Recap>> Dykes broken to ease flood in Wuhan

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For more about the flood in Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province, we are joined on the phone by our reporter Fan Qing.

Water diverted to emergency reservoirs

1. Good evening, Fan Qing. The flooding in Wuhan has become very threatening. Nearby cities and counties are opening flood gates to divert water to emergency reservoirs. To what extent has the water diversion eased the pressure on Wuhan, and what is the local authorities' next move?

Danjiangkou reservoir overloaded

2. The water flow rate into the Dan-jiang-kou Reservoir from the Hanjiang River peaked at the highest in almost three decades. It's said that the reservoir is overloaded with four of its six water-gates opened. Are there any solutions for this?

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