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No.32 turbine of Three Gorges power station starts water filling test

2011-04-26 13:00:25 GMT2011-04-26 21:00:25(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on April 26, 2011 shows the No.32 turbine at Three Gorges' underground power station in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

A technician records data at Three Gorges' underground power station in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, April 26, 2011.(Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Technicians install the No.31 turbine at Three Gorges' underground power station in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, April 26, 2011.(Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Technicians install the No.30 turbine at Three Gorges' underground power station in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, April 26, 2011. (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Photo taken on April 26, 2011 shows the No.32 turbine at Three Gorges' underground power station in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province.

The No.32 turbine of the hydropower project started its water filling test on Tuesday.

It is expected to be put into operation in May of 2011. Three of all the six underground turbines are scheduled to be put into operation before the flood season of this year.

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