This is the picture of Qingtu Lake taken in November 20th, 2016. Qingtu Lake is located in the lower reaches of Shiyang River Lake, Minqin County of Gansu Province, which is completely dried up in 1959. After years of governance, the dried-up Qingtu Lake is “back to life” in 2010. Statistical data of People's government of Minqin County shows that from 2010 to 2015, the water area of Qingtu Lake increased from 3 square kilometers to 22.36 square kilometers. The surface vegetation was supplied by irrigation, the groundwater level was rising slowly, and the regional environmental quality improved effectively, with the water area of 25.16 square kilometers in 2016.
(Photo by Fan Peishen)
A forestry staff is patrolling in the Qingtu Lake area. (Photo by Fan Peishen)
This is the picture of Qingtu Lake taken in November 20th, 2016. (Photo by Fan Peishen)