Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

China Three Gorges to Raise Flow as Yangtze Gets 40% Less Water

China’s Yangtze River, site of the world’s largest hydropower dam, received 40 percent less water supply at its upstream section this month compared with historical levels in the past three years, China Three Gorges Corp. said in a statement on its website.

China Three Gorges is releasing water held by the Three Gorges dam at a rate of 7,000 cubic meters per second to ease a drought downstream, the Hubei-based dam operator said in the statement dated May 7. The move to increase supply flows may last three to four days, it said.

The water level behind the dam will fall below 155 meters after the operation, Three Gorges Corp. said. The company had planned last year for the water level to reach 155 meters on May 25, according to the statement.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.