The water level of the Sun Moon Lake Reservoir continued to drop, and the facilities around the Ita Shao cable car station were seriously exposed.

(Photo by reporter Xie Jieyu)

[Reporter Xie Jieyu/Report from Nantou] The Sun Moon Lake Reservoir has multi-functional purposes such as recreation, irrigation, water for people’s livelihood, and power generation. After the strongest spring rain of this year on April 21, it has been dry for a long time so far, so that in just 10 days, the Sun Moon Lake Reservoir The water storage capacity has dropped below 60%, and it is in sharp contrast with the adjacent Toushe "Living Basin". In particular, the reflected scenery of the "Living Basin" in the morning and evening, and the fields, shows the special geology that contains rich groundwater, and is not affected by drought at all. , It also amazes the tourists who visit!

According to the data of Taipower Daguan Power Plant, which manages the Sun Moon Lake Reservoir, thanks to the spring rain, the water level of the Sun Moon Lake Reservoir rose by 35 centimeters at one point to 741.85 meters. Due to the intake of 2.4912 million tons of water, the water storage capacity of the reservoir has returned to 60% or more.

However, in the past 10 days, the rainy season has not been reported, and the sun is high in the sky, and the weather is getting hotter and hotter. Today, the water storage capacity has dropped below 60%, and only about 53% is left. From Shuishe, Chaogiri to Date In Shao Wharf, the pontoon bridges for boats can be seen everywhere as the water level drops, becoming more and more inclined and steep, including octagonal pavilions, guardrails and other facilities, which are also severely exposed, which shows the crisis of water shortage.

However, the Toushe "Living Basin" next to the Sun Moon Lake Reservoir is still a scene of rippling blue waves. From time to time, you can see the beautiful scenery reflected by the blue sky and white clouds, mountains, forests, and fields, which makes people feel as if they are in another world. Be amazed!

The Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area Management Office stated that the Toushe Huo Basin includes two settlements, Toushe and Wudeng, with an area of ​​450 hectares. It is the first leisure agricultural area named after Sun Moon Lake in the country. New aquatic plants grow again, and after more than 10,000 years of deposition on the bottom of the lake, the special geology of "grass peat soil" is formed. It is rich in water like a water-absorbing sponge. Walking on the ground gives people a feeling of shaking like waves. , it was dubbed the "Living Basin" by the outside world. At a time when the water situation is severe, the "Living Basin" in Toushe has an educational significance, reminding everyone to cherish the hard-won water resources.

The "Living Basin" of the Sun Moon Lake Club is not affected by drought, and the scenery reflected in the sky, mountains, forests and fields between dawn and dusk is extremely beautiful.

(picture provided by the public)

When the water storage capacity of Sun Moon Lake Reservoir was monitored at 7 a.m. today (May 1), only 52.9% remained.

(Photographed by reporter Xie Jieyu)