Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal fully connected with water replenishment

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The refilling of water into all dried-out sections of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal has been completed, enabling the full connection of the waterway for the first time in over a century. With a history of more than 2,500 years, the canal connects Beijing in the north and Hangzhou of Zhejiang Province in the south, having served as a significant transportation artery in ancient China.

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