China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

Source: Xinhua 09/12/2017 16:09:08

The Three Gorges project started to launch a water storage test to make its water level reach the highest designed mark of 175 meters on Sept. 10, 2017.

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

  • China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

    China's Three Gorges project starts to launch water storage test

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The Three Gorges project started to launch a water storage test to make its water level reach the highest designed mark of 175 meters on Sept. 10, required by China's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters. The storage is expected to complete at the end of October or on November.

Photo 1: Photo taken on Sept. 10, 2017 shows the water level of the Three Gorges project before a full-capacity storage test in central China's Hubei Province.

Photo 2: Photo taken on Sept. 10, 2017 shows the panoramic view of the Three Gorges project in central China's Hubei Province.

Photo 3: A cargo ship is berthed on the Shawan water of the Three Gorges project in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, Sept. 10, 2017.

Photo 4: A ship sails on the upper stream of the Three Gorges project in central China's Hubei Province, Sept. 10, 2017.

Photo 5: Vessels sail on the upper stream of the Three Gorges project in central China's Hubei Province, Sept. 10, 2017.

(Xinhua//Wang Jiaman, Zheng Jiayu)

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