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Preface

As a subordinate of the Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Central Water Resources Office is responsible for water resources development, management of reservoir, catchments, and water reservation for the territory between the Zhonggang River in Miaoli County and the Beigang River in Yunlin County.
It is our goal to pursue a sustainable use of limited water resources to ensure a flexible allocation and utilization of water resources. Upon Completion of “Jiji Diversion Weir” and “Baoshan Second Reservoir Project”, the Office has continuously worked on “Hushan Reservoir Project”.

Prospect

Taiwan is an island with limited natural resources, especially water resources. Due to expensive construction costs, severe environmental impacts and lack of social consensus, reservoir construction will not be the priority for solving water resource problems.