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  • Water diversion project safeguarded through holidays

    More than 1,000 staff worked through the Chinese New Year holidays to ensure the continued operations of the eastern and central routes of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project.

  • Story of Li Shuncai, architect of world's largest water diversion project

    On Jan. 24, the Construction and Administration Bureau of the Central Route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project held the award ceremony of the "2018 Outstanding Figures of the Bureau." Li Shuncai, deputy director of the water diversion project, was among those who received this award.

  • Zhao Pei: Loving father, dedicated worker

    In the eyes of 10-year-old Zhao Ziqin, his father's job is to transfer the water from the Yangtze River to the north.

  • Liu Fuming: Learn to enrich yourself

    Liu Fuming is the perfect example of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. He wins respect and recognition by getting everything done well.

  • Li Jian: A true all-rounder

    The multi-year work experience helped Li Jian to become a real generalist.

  • Yu Tao: Work to the extreme

    In 2007, Yu Tao, a staff member from the Shuangwangcheng Reservoir Administration Office of the Shandong Mainline of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, was conferred the Shandong Provincial Labor Medal.

  • Yue Guangxian: Restless for safety

    As the chief of the Weihui Office of the Henan provincial sub-bureau for the project's central route, Yue Guangxian braves difficulties and works restlessly for the safe operation of the project.

  • Li Yanxia: A hero on the construction site

    Li Yanxia is always on the construction site of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project. Her daily routine includes dredging drainage ditches, repairing canal fences, weeding canal slopes, and controlling overflow.

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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.