Post Tagged with: "Drichu"

China begins building major new power station in Tibet

April 2, 2019 12:49 am0 comments
China begins building major new power station in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr01’19) – China says it has begun work to build the main structure of a 2,240-MW hydropower station on the Jinsha River (Tibetan: Drichu), the upper section of the Yangtze River. A cofferdam was built upstream of the construction site on Mar 30 in preparation for further building work, […]

Read more ›

China approves a major new hydropower project in Tibetan territory

January 18, 2019 2:02 am0 comments
China approves a major new hydropower project in Tibetan territory

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17’19) – China has approved what would be one of its tallest dams at the junction between Tibet autonomous Region (TAR) and the Tibetan prefecture of Karze in Sichuan Province over the Yangze tributary of Jinsha, known in Tibetan as the Drichu. The National Development and Reform Commission, China’s […]

Read more ›

Fear grows of second landslide, barrier lake in Tibet’s Chamdo City

October 17, 2018 12:30 am0 comments
Fear grows of second landslide, barrier lake in Tibet’s Chamdo City

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16, 2018) – Even as dangers from a barrier lake formed by a landslide which blocked the Drichu (Chinese: Yangtze River) tributary of Jinsha River at Bolo Township of Jomda County in Tibet’s Chamdo (Qamdo) City receded following a burst through the blockade, another danger keeps growing, reported China’s […]

Read more ›