Rains stabilize Shihmen Reservoir water level

The China Post
Date: March 24, 2015
By:  CNA

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Cloud seeding efforts from the ground stimulate and move rainclouds to concentrate rainfall at the Shihmen Dam’s water accumulation zone, yesterday. As the water storage in the dam and the Yungheshan Reservoir remains low, the Water Resources Agency began to conduct cloud seeding in an effort to concentrate rainfall to the dam to accumulate water.(CNA)

TAIPEI–The water level of a major reservoir in Northern Taiwan stabilized Monday in the wake of much welcomed rainfall after steady declines the previous week, the Water Resources Agency (WRA, 水資源局) said.

As of 6 p.m., Shihmen Reservoir’s water level was 217.25 meters, or about 20.13 percent of capacity, down only marginally from a level of 217.31 meters, or 20.23 percent of capacity, on Sunday night at 11 p.m., according to WRA figures.     [FULL  STORY]