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Chinese designer of Three Georges Dam receives ICOLD award

By Shan Xin (People's Daily Online)    15:22, July 10, 2017

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An award was presented to the Chinese designer of the Three Georges Dam, Zheng Shouren, at the 85th Annual Meeting of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) in Prague, Czech.

Zheng is the general designer of the Three Gorges Dam—the world’s largest dam. During the award ceremony, ICOLD President Anton Schleiss praised Zheng’s remarkable contribution to modern dam building techniques and the long-term behavior of dams.

ICOLD is the most authoritative organization on large dams. It was founded in 1928 and has National Committees from about 100 countries with approximately 10,000 individual members.

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