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Water being diverted into new area wetland

By Xinhua | China Daily | Updated: 2017-04-11 07:24

SHIJIAZHUANG - Two large reservoirs in Baoding, Hebei province, have begun to supply water to Baiyangdian, a freshwater wetland in the planned Xiongan New Area, which was announced on April 1.

Water from the two reservoirs - Wang Kuai and Xidayang - started flowing to Baiyangdian on April 5. The diversion will continue until June 5, the water conservancy bureau of Baoding said on Monday.

When the diversion is concluded, Baiyangdian will have received more than 33 million cubic meters of water, raising its level by 11 centimeters.

Water being diverted into new area wetland

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