Rain provides limited relief to Shihmen Reservoir: WRA

The China Post
Date: April 13, 2015
By: Chi-hao James Lo

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Following the torrential rain around the nation yesterday, the Water

Resources Agency (WRA) calculated that the Shihmen Reservoir (石門水庫) has accumulated index5.51 million metric tons of rain water, which increased the water supply of the dam up to four more days.

The Baoshan Reservoir (寶山水庫) and the Second Baoshan Reservoir (寶二水庫) in Hsinchu have also accumulated up to 10 days of water from the rain, while the Yungheshan Reservoir (永和山水庫) in Miaoli received eight days of supply.

However the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has stated that the nation is still a long ways away from the end of the drought period, imploring all citizens to actively participate in water conservation.     [FULL  STORY]

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