China wants rain to raise water

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Hong KONG – China’s modern technology for rain to wake up the Tibetan plateau, the largest body of freshwater in Asia. On the way to the land of 10 billion cubic meters of water per year additional gain, approximately 7 percent of the water consumption in China.

In the mountains, tens of thousands of installations placed in which fuel is burned, which jodiden be emitted. To be top blown, and connect with the clouds, causing rain and snow. Who needs to go fall on an area of 1.6 million square kilometers, three times the size of Spain.

Tests with five hundred of the installations are promising, said one of the researchers at the newspaper South China Morning Post. The system is developed with space technology, because the plants at a height of 5000 feet in thin air to operate.

Although other countries with such systems to experiment with, China is the first country that such a large scale is going to bet on.

On the Tibetan plateau, the major rivers of China, including the Yellow River, the Yangtze and the Mekong.

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