CHINA China Focus: Three Gorges project certified as complete, fully functioning

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China Focus: Three Gorges project certified as complete, fully functioning

Xinhua

08:14, November 04, 2020

Combo photo shows the site of the Three Gorges Project (top) taken by Huang Zhengping in 1993, and the Three Gorges Dam taken by Xiao Yijiu in central China's Hubei Province, on Nov. 1, 2020. The Three Gorges project, which manages the flow of water on China's Yangtze River, has been officially certified as complete and fully functioning, authorities announced on Sunday. China's Ministry of Water Resources and the National Development and Reform Commission announced the official full completion of the project's construction, saying it has met all design requirements, has a good overall performance, and fulfills the key roles of flood control, electricity generation, shipping and water-resource utilization. (Photos: Xinhua)

Photo taken on Nov. 1, 2020 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

File photo taken on July 10, 2012 shows water gushing out from the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

People visit the Tanziling scenic spot near the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang City, central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 1, 2020.

File photo taken on July 4, 2012 shows water gushing out from the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

File photo taken on July 24, 2012 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

Visitors take a selfie at a park near the Three Gorges Project in Yichang City, central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 1, 2020.

Visitors visit a park near the Three Gorges Project in Yichang City, central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 1, 2020.

A staff member inspects at the Three Gorges Left Bank Power Station in central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 1, 2020.

Photo taken on Jan. 10, 2020 shows the site of the Three Gorges project in central China's Hubei Province.

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 1, 2020 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

Photo taken on Aug. 19, 2020 shows water gushing out from the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 1, 2020 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

File photo taken on Aug. 6, 2009 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 1, 2020 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

Photo taken on Nov. 1, 2020 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

File photo taken on Aug. 17, 2008 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 19, 2020 shows water gushing out from the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

File photo taken on July 3, 2012 shows the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 19, 2020 shows water gushing out from the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province.

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