Three Gorges Reservoir launches 2019 trial water storage

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-09-11 13:47
A ship nears a dock at the port of Zigui county, Yichang, Central China's Hubei province, in front of the Three Gorges Dam, Sept 10, 2019. [Photo/VCG]

According to the Ministry of Water Resources, the Three Gorges Reservoir launched its 2019 trial storage in Yichang, Central China's Hubei province, on Tuesday, chinanews.com reported.

Starting at the 146.73-meter water level, the reservoir is scheduled to be filled to the 175-meter water level mark, and examined for its storage functions.

The Three Gorges Reservoir has completed 11 175-meter water level trial storage programs, with nine consecutive successes from 2010 to 2018.

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