Henan Section of China's South-to-North Diversion Project to Be Completed in May

18 Feb 2014 by Local Press Report

A section of the south-to-north water diversion project across central China’s Henan Province will be completed by the end of May, local authorities said on Tuesday. According to the Office of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project Commission of Henan, most work on the section was completed by the end of last year, and there are plans to invest another 8.39 billion yuan ($1.38 billion) this year in constructing the auxiliary projects. The investment will be used for elements including information automation, water and soil conservation, and construction of green belts and fences, officials of the office said, adding that the section will begin trial operation in June.

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