China’s Greatest Dam Suspected of Secretly Discharging Floodwater

published on July 2, 2020

a video circulating online accuses one

of the world's largest dams the three

gorgeous stem of releasing floodwater

without notifying regions downstream

this video can't be independently

verified authorities in Hebei province

where the dam is located said on Monday

over 400 reservoirs were overloaded and

are discharging floodwater

the report didn't specify whether the

Three Gorges Dam is one of them no

reports and local media could be found

saying if the dam has discharged flood

water the Three Gorges Dam is built on

China's Yangtze River and located in the

central Hubei Province Chinese

authorities see the dam as a political

feat while critics argue it is of poor

quality and is at risk of collapse with

the ongoing downpour regions upstream of

the dam are seen surging floods the

southeastern Chongqing is struggling

with the worst flood in 80 years video

circulating online show the flood

submerging buildings and washing away a

house a local told us many residents

have never seen a flood of this scale in

their lifetime the flood submerge the

bridge Sichuan Province next to

Chongqing also issued a second highest

flood alerts Tuesday local ministry of

Water Resources warns residents to be

alerted and watch out for potential

danger the heavy rainfall that triggered

the flood ensues they hit a new high

water inside the three gorges dam

reservoir rose six feet above the

warning level last Saturday flood water

discharged without an alerts could be

disastrous a local residents in the

downstream region recalls the flood

discharge she experienced wasn't from

the Three Gorges Dam

it was in the morning many drowned while

they slept later on

the flood came down there's salt

everywhere on the roads and he shops on

both sides when people cleared the silt

they found people who had died and were

buried inside the silt she said many

died but authorities never reported the

true death toll

reporting by Chen hyung and Juliet song

and CD news

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