Danjiangkou Reservoir

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Updated: 2011-07-16

Danjiangkou Reservoir, covering a surface area of 840 square kilometers, was built in 1958 and completed in 1973. Its total storage capacity is up to 29 billion cubic meters from 8.1 billion cubic meters after the dam was heightened.

With Danjiangko Reservoir as its source of water, the central route of the water diversion project reaches Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and Henan, transferring water of 13 billion cubic meters every year. This project will bring Danjiangkou city new opportunities of development and greatly raise its world popularity.

Surrounded by mountains, Dongjiangkou Reservoir area enjoys pleasant climate, fresh air and the highest duration of sunshine. The clean, wide and peaceful water empowers the reservoir with comprehensive functions such as flood control, power generation, irrigation, transportation, breeding and tourism.

With picturesque landscapes and convenient transportation systems to all directions, Donjiangkou is the best place for tourism. You will have endless fun by taking a small boat floating on the green surface of Danjiang River while traveling through the fascinating sceneries.

Danjiangkou Reservoir


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