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South-to-North Water Diversion Project: Water from south to irrigate north
In pure numbers, 7.5 out of every 10 glasses that are drank in Beijing contain this water from the south.
Beijing invests 3.2 billion yuan in water diversion source areas
Beijing has invested 3.2 billion yuan (about US$457.6 million) in the water source areas of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project since 2014, the city announced at a recent press conference for the fifth anniversary of the project.
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BeijingWater diversion project holds open day in Beijing
The Beijing Sub-Bureau of the central route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project hosted an open day in Beijing's Fangshan district on Tuesday.
BeijingWater diversion project delivers 5B cubic meters to Beijing
As of Sept. 5, around 5 billion cubic meters of water has been transferred from the Danjiangkou Reservoir in Hubei province to Beijing through the South-to-North Water Diversion Project since the end of 2014.
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Massive water diversion project proves monumental effort
The south-to-north water diversion project, the world's largest, was designed to take water from China's longest river, the Yangtze, through eastern, middle and western routes to feed dry areas in the north. Over the past five years, the middle and eastern routes of the project have benefited more than 120 million people.
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Overall length: 1,432 kilometers

The central route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project transfers water from the Danjiangkou Reservoir located in the upper and middle reach of the Hanjiang River, the largest tributary of the Yangtze River, to the Tuancheng Lake in Beijing's Summer Palace, running across the Yellow River through a tunnel.

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South-to-North Water Diversion Project: Water from south to irrigate north

Benefits of mega water diversion project in China
You never miss the water till the well runs dry... Luckily that problem is being solved in China, thanks to the mega water diversion project that has directly benefited over 120 million people.
Miracle of design: South-to-North Water Diversion Project
Check out the aerial views in this video to see how many miracles China's South-to-North Water Diversion Project has made and will make.
Decoding world's largest aqueduct
The Shahe Aqueduct is a major infrastructure in the central route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, with its length, width, size and other parameters all ranking number one in the world.
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South-to-north water diversion project in Jiaozuo, China's Henan

Aerial view of Danjiangkou reservoir in central China's Henan

An inspection tour along central route of water diversion project

Workers ensure water diversion in winter

Central route of water diversion project conveys over 20B cubic meters