Beijing, March 2 (Xinhua): The average route of the South Water Deviation Project to North China has transferred more than 22 billion cubic meters of water to Beijing , Municipality of Tianjin and Hebei Province.

More than 6 billion cubic meters of water has been transferred to Beijing and Tianjin, while about 10 billion cubic meters of water have been sent to Hebei , Officer Data shown on Tuesday.

The Mega Water Diversion project has directly benefited more than 13 million people in Beijing, transforming the safety of water resources and the water supply of the capital.

The project has also facilitated the ecological replacement in Hebei, providing 3 billion cubic meters of water to more than 20 rivers.

From Danjiangkou's deposit in Hubei province of Central China, the central route extends through Henan and Hebei Provinc is before arriving at Beijing and Tianjin. It began supplying water on December 12, 2014.

The route provides a solid guarantee to relieve Beijing of non-essential functions for its role as the national capital, advancing The coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and promote the construction of the new area of ​​Xiongan and Beijing Subcenter, said the head of the project. Enditem

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