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Is China's Massive Three Gorges Dam On The Edge Of Failure?

Authored by Bruce Wilds via Advancing Time blog,

The massive flooding taking place in China continues, for some reason, this story has been widely ignored by mainstream media. It is important because China's massive Three Gorges Dam is in peril. If the dam fails there will be a staggering loss of lives and property. The Three Gorges Dam is around one and a half miles long and just over 600 feet tall. About 400 million people live downstream of the dam and apparently, no plans have been made for their evacuation.

The failure of this dam, which is the largest in the world, would have catastrophic consequences. It is estimated such an event could result in around half a million people being killed. The Asia Times reported several days ago that Beijing has admitted that its 2.4-kilometre Three Gorges Dam spanning the Yangtze River in Hubei province “deformed slightly” after record flooding. The deformation occurred last Saturday when waters from western provinces including Sichuan and Chongqing along the upper reaches of the Yangtze River peaked. At this, point the biggest concern is that rain continues and more is expected.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

IF I were a member of the Chinese government right now, I would be summoning experts from around the world, domestic and international hydrologists and engineers, and do a consultation about minimizing the damage from any "deformation" on the dam, and figure out how to fix it, or replace the damaged portion.

The potential for physical, and geopolitical damage, and failure to get this handled intelligently, will be too much for the current Communist party to bear, looking at the current damage it is facing, both nationally and internationally, from its Covid-19 response.

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