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China intends to construct the largest water canal in the world between Three Gorges Dam and Shanghai.
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China intends to construct the largest water canal in the world between Three Gorges Dam and Shanghai.

The largest open canal in the world, measuring 870 miles (1,400 km) in length, is being built by China as part of its South-to-North Water Diversion Project, according to the South China Morning Post (SCMP). The coronavirus pandemic-related slowdown in economic activity has led the Chinese government to invest in significant growth-stimulating projects. We noted last month that the nation's ambitions for hydro energy storage had doubled since they were first announced three months prior. The South-to-North Water Diversion Project, on the other hand, has been in the works for more than 50 years and is not a recent endeavor. While the north and east of China have a serious water deficit, the eastern and southern regions do not. Water access to arid areas is the goal of the water divers...