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Another 3 Chinese ancient water conservancy projects included on World Heritage list

By Zhang Huan (People's Daily Online)    16:10, October 11, 2017

The irrigation projects in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

Another three Chinese ancient water conservancy projects were included on the world irrigation engineering project heritage list at a meeting of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) held in Mexico City on Oct. 10, CCTV.com reported.

The three irrigation projects in Shaanxi Province, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, and Fujian Province bring the total of such projects included on the list in China to 13.

Since 2014, ICID has chosen irrigation engineering projects that are better than others of the same era in terms of engineering design and construction technology and which have more than 100 years of history.

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