Fri, Jul 21, 2006 - Page 3 News List

Taiwan Quick Take: Most dams near capacity


Torrential rain brought by Tropical Storm Bilis has filled the nation's reservoirs, securing water supplies for the rest of the year, according to the Economics Ministry's Water Resources Agency. Agency Deputy Director-General Wu Yueh-hsi (吳約西) said that the Shihmen and Paoshan reservoirs in the north of the country were at 85 percent of capacity, while reservoirs in central and southern regions were at up to 90 percent of capacity.

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