Aug 03 2012

184 Million Gallons of Water Vs. Three Gorges Dam

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Three Gorges Dam is the largest dam in the world and its construction was criticized for many a problem from environmental concerns to archaeological. With the Yangtze at flood level upstream the dam was hit with a flow of 71,200 cms (2.5M cfs) earlier this week. This is the largest flow the dam has experienced and the largest on the Yangtze since 1981.

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