|calendar>>April 5. 2023 Juche 112
Project for Perfecting Irrigation System Propelled in DPRK
|Pyongyang, April 5 (KCNA) -- South Hwanghae Province of the DPRK concentrates efforts on the readjustment and reinforcement of irrigation system.
Servicepersons have displayed their high spirit in the project for desalinizing Lake Kangryong, which is of weighty significance in solving the water problem in the province.
They worked out a detailed plan for completing the project in a short span of time and are now speeding up the construction speed by raising the operation rate of heavy machines.
The work for repairing the existing irrigation facilities and expanding the irrigation area is progressing apace amid full display of the might of the great army-people unity.
Officials and working people in the province and servicepersons finished the cleaning and repairing in the main waterway section of more than 5,900 kilometers, including the Lake Yonbaek Waterway.
Amid the rapid progress in the expansion of irrigated area, servicepersons and civilians are jointly stepping up the construction of dry-field irrigation pumping stations and the project for building water holes to convert dry fields into paddy fields.
More than 100,000 cubic meters of river bed and earth were dredged and piled up for embankment and over 15,000 square meters of retaining walls built in Pongchon County.
The Haeju Irrigation Machine Factory, etc. are putting spurs to the production of accessories, plastic pipes and water pumps needed for the irrigation project.
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