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The effort to dredge the blocked Bailong river in Zhouqu County of northwest China's Gansu Province is making progress.
The soldiers are now just 30 meters away from the barricade which they plan to remove with explosives. Nearly a Hundred bulldozers and excavators are working round the clock along the river bank.
The water level of the blocked section of the barrier lake is decreasing. Meanwhile, life there is slowly to get normal. Mobile toilets have been installed. People can get clean at a field shower vehicle. And, the county's schools are scheduled to open next week.