In the first phase of next year, Jianan will stop irrigation and fallow, and some seedling farms will only supply a small amount of seedlings.

(Photo by reporter Yang Jincheng)

[Reporter Yang Jincheng/Report from Tainan] There is not enough water, and Jianan will put 19,000 hectares of land under irrigation and fallow in the first phase next year!

The water shortage in the south is still unresolved. The merger of Tainan Zengwen and Wushantou reservoirs currently only has 200 million tons of water storage, which is not enough for agricultural water in the Jianan irrigation area. The first phase of next year will be fallow. Water stop irrigation and fallow.

In Taiwan, only Chianan will fall fallow in the first phase next year.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs held the second meeting of the Disaster Emergency Response Team of the Ministry of Economic Affairs for Drought today (9th). The rainfall in the dry season is limited. In order to avoid the possible failure of subsequent rice harvests, and to take into account the public water demand in the south before the end of July next year, it is decided that the first phase of rice production in the Jianan irrigation area (including Zengwen, Wushantou, and Baihe reservoir irrigation areas) will implement "comprehensive water conservation" ".

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Applications for fallow subsidies will be accepted from 12/14

The Jianan Management Office of the Agriculture and Water Administration has notified the farmers in the irrigation districts that it is scheduled to accept farmers' applications for subsidies for stopping irrigation and fallow fields starting on the 14th.

The Jianan Management Office of the Agriculture and Water Administration said that the first phase of the Jianan irrigation area next year will cover an area of ‚Äč‚Äčabout 19,000 hectares, and the water consumption for agricultural irrigation is expected to be 230 million tons. However, the combined Zengwen and Wushantou reservoirs currently only have 200 million tons of water left. Water for people's livelihood and industry must also be supplied, and water storage is not enough.

It was announced on November 21, 2010 that the first phase of 110 years would be closed for irrigation and fallow. This time, the announcement of the first phase of 112 years for stop irrigation and fallow was announced today (December 9). It has been announced so far to avoid the nine-in-one election.