Three Gorges Dam Causes Havoc as Water Levels Rise

BEIJING — The hydroelectric feat that displaced over a million people is pushing its maximum water level and should reach it next year. The reservoir’s slopes, however, are already beginning to erode — causing numerous landslides. Chinese authorities express concern about the damage, but say that the cost of repairs from such events does not surprise them. The disasters were planned for, so-to-speak.

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Source: Reuters

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