n.1.(Min.) The Chinese name for a highly prized variety of pale green jade. See Jade.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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However, the Taipei-Yilan Line project has been stuck for over three years due to environmental concerns regarding the catchment area of Feitsui Reservoir, according to the Railway Bureau.
And they were less polluted than Xidayang catchment [61] and Feitsui catchment [62].
Alteration of phytoplankton assemblages caused by changes in water hardness in Feitsui Reservoir, Taiwan.
The Forestry Bureau said it has decided to set up the sanctuary to protect rare turtles and other species at the Feitsui Reservoir near the capital Taipei.
Burrow habitat of Formosan pangolins (Manis pentadactyla pentadactyla) at Feitsui Reservoir.
Statistics of Water Resources Agency show that rainfall in the past three days brought a total of 87 million metric tons of water to reservoirs throughout Taiwan, including 14 million for Feitsui Reservoir in northern Taiwan, 26 million for reservoirs in Taoyuan, Hsinchu, and Miaoli counties, 26 million for reservoirs in central Taiwan, and 2.1 million for reservoirs in southern Taiwan.
Even if there should be substantial rain later this month, the water rationing is unlikely to be suspended immediately, Ou said, arguing that badly depleted water reserves at the city's main Feitsui reservoir need to be replenished first.
After the Feitsui Dam was built in the 1980's however, the changing water levels from the dam drowned the azaleas and almost wiped out their entire population.
City officials said earlier this week that water reserves at Feitsui Reservoir, the main supplier for the city's 2.6 million residents and some in the surrounding Taipei County, will only last until the end of May unless there is substantial rainfall in coming weeks.