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Feitsui Reservoir Increases Water Supply to assist in alleviating Shihmen Reservoir Water Supply

Source: Taipei Feitsui Reservoir Administration
Publish Department: Operations Division
Date: 2013-2-19
Contact: Chief Wang; 02-26667946

The water stored in Feitsui reservoir was abundant to fully supply the domestic water consumption for Taipei metropolis at present time. Shihmen reservoir confronted water shortage risk, hence, Feitsui Reservoir increases water supply to districts of New Taipei City to ease the regional water shortage risk. Feitsui Reservoir Administration (FRA) estimated the water consumption for Taipei metropolis is fully abundant till May.

FRA reported that the accumulated rainfall is 373.4 mm this year; it is slightly higher than the historical average rainfall of 365.3mm for the same period. The reservoir water level is 166.01 meters at 8:00 a.m. on Feb. 19, which is 4.53 meters higher than the historical average of 161.43 meters. Moreover, the effective storage is 300 million cubic meter, which is 39 million cubic meters higher than historical average.

FRA Commissioner Liou expressed that Feitsui reservoir storage capacity at present time is sufficient to supply not only Taipei City but also districts of New Taipei City. The water conveyed to New Taipei City has increased from 125,000 cubic meters per day at the beginning of the year to 294,000 cubic meters at present time. FRA will participate the joint water resource allocation plan proposed by the Water Resources Agency to support New Taipei City water consumption and assist in alleviating Shihmen Reservoir Water Supply.

FRA indicates that the water demand of Taipei metropolis and districts of New Taipei City will be fully sufficient until May, according to the forecast by the Central Weather Bureau. However, FRA urges citizens to save and cherish the valuable water resource to prevent water rationing.

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  • Updated: 2013/9/16 14:52
  • Reviewed: 2016/10/19 09:13

  • Source: Taipei Feitsui Reservoir Administration
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