A Garden Of the Capital City,Four Pleasant Seasons——Summer

  • offcial website of Beijing Expo 2019 2016-03-28 10:02:36

Yanqing, situated in northwestern Beijing, is surrounded by mountains on three sides and facing water on one side, embracing excellent ecological environment, is an important ecological barrier in the northwest of the capital. With the average elevation of over 500 meters, it owns a unique climate, cold in winter and cool in summer, hailed as "capital for summer" of Beijing.

    Yanshan Heaven Lake-Baihepu Reservoir

Baihepu Reservoir, located in the upper reaches of Miyun Reservoir, is the reservoir with the highest elevation in Beijing, hailed as "Flat Lake in High Gorges" of Yanshan Heaven Lake. Baihepu Reservoir which owns flood control, irrigation, power generation and other functions is the important water supplement source of Miyun Reservoir, Guanting Reservoir and the Ming Tombs Reservoir. Over the years, Yanqing County has conducted the ban, immigration, returning the rice plots to forestry, river control and wetland rejuvenation according to the governance theory of "third lines of defense" of conservation of water and soil, adjusting regional industrial structure, forming a 4A national tourist attraction "Baili Landscape Gallery" and helping the mountain farmers to get rich. Since the beginning of the 1980s, Baihepu Reservoir has delivered 2.7 billion cubic meters of water to Miyun Reservoir, Guanting Reservoir and the Ming Tombs Reservoir in succession, ensuring and maintaining the water security of the capital Beijing.

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