Large Scale water management schemes (Case Study)

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  • Created on: 08-04-14 13:52

Three Gorges Dam:

The Three Gorges Dam located in China, on the Yangtze River is Southwest of the capital Beijing. The nearest city to the dam is Wuhan in the East.


  • Will protect 15 million people and 1.5 million acres of farmland (flood control)
  • In 2009, produced enough electricity to supply 3% of China's total energy needs (HEP)
  • Have a total generating capacity of 18.2 million kilowatts (HEP)
  • Generate as much energy as 18 coal power plants (HEP)
  • Generate enough to supply Beijing with power for a…


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