Three Gorges Dam

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The 3 Gorges Dam has the biggest what?
Hydro power station
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What was the original water hight compared to the new hight
135m to 175m
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The the banks have become more saturated effecting what?
The cliffs geology
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What has become more common?
Land slips
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Where have power lines started to be built?
On the side of the hills
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What has started leaking into the river?
Waste from land fill sites
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Where would river normally go?
The Sea
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How many people live in the basin?
400 million around 1/3 of the population
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How many people have had to move to Chang Qing due to flooding?
30 million
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1/4 of what voted against the dam?
Parliment
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How many people are now protected from flooding?
15 million people
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What has been lossed to the rise in water?
Historical sites and archaeological sites
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How much money has been added to the industry?
$65 billion
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How much of China's energy is been produced by the hydro power station?
1/3
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100 million tonnes of what has not been released due to the hydro power station?
100 million tonnes
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How many new towns have been built?
13 new towns
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How many hectares of farmland have been lossed?
30,000 hectares
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What was the original water hight compared to the new hight

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135m to 175m

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What has become more common?

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