This project aims at improving flood control and water quality in Hunan Provinces Xiang River
basin and would likely benefit almost 50 million residents.
The 354-room hotel crowns a 61-story tower on prestigious Xiangjiang Road, offering breathtaking views of Xiang River
and the city skyline.
The significance of this waterway cannot be understated as it connected the upper course of the Li with the Xiang River
, which flowed north into the Yangtze--the Middle Kingdom's longest waterway, often used to distinguish north from south China.
At the Sungold Town development, in a popular downtown area near the Xiang River
, there's still demand for apartments in the new tower, Phase 8, that's currently being built, says the salesman, as he shows prospective customers round the "Mediterranean-style" show apartment, complete with photos of Santorini windmills.
Chen and other villagers believed that wastewater discharged from the factory had poisoned the Xiang River
, a source for drinking water and irrigation, and that the dark smoke rising from the plant's chimney had fouled the air.
Huang Li swam like a dolphin, sometimes paddling with her bound hands, for more than a mile in the Xiang River
on Tuesday, travelling with the current, her father said.
Something of a coup de theatre surfaces when Wang Chiang-mei as the Goddess of the Xiang River
dominates the stage trailing a seemingly endless white veil, manipulated and arranged at one point like Robert Smithson's postmodern earth work called Spiral Jetty.
The impact will be the achievement of sustainable economic development of the Xiang River
basin in Hunan Province.
Enhanced quality of life and sustainable economic development of xiang River
basin in Hunan Province
Flood control programs, drainage and river management projects, which the CNEEC has handled, included those in the once flood-prone southern provinces of Li Shui and Tai Zhou and communities in Dong Tiao and Xiang Rivers