China’s Three Gorges Dam faces mounting pressure from raging floodwaters

China’s Three Gorges Dam faces mounting pressure from raging floodwaters

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China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydroelectric power station, is facing the highest flood pressure in years as the nation continues to battle a severe deluge crisis following the coronavirus outbreak. Raging floodwaters rushed into the dam’s reservoir at a staggering 60,000 cubic metres per second on Monday after some people feared the huge
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Egypt demands to know whether Ethiopia is deliberately filling its £3bn dam

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Egypt has demanded to know whether Ethiopia is deliberately filling its £3bn dam amid claims that water flow in the Blue Nile has dropped by 90million cubic metres a day. The 500ft-high Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam spans 6,000ft across the Blue Nile river – which supplies Egypt, Ethiopia’s downstream neighbour, with 90 per cent of
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£3bn Ethiopian dam across Blue Nile causes Egypt tensions

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Ethiopia has announced that it has started filling a lake behind its newly-constructed, £3billion dam – a move that could spark conflict with downstream neighbour Egypt amid fears it will reduce the Nile to a trickle.  Seleshi Bekele, Ethiopia’s water minister, announced the move Wednesday – one day after the latest round of talks with
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