The piles of pumping pipelines are connected to economic output and environmental losses at both ends. If you add the balance fulcrum in the middle, it will be a completely imbalance scene!
Is this a salt drying farm for Taiyen?
This is not a salt drying farm of Taiyen. The subsidence area is prone to happen seawater backflow. The salt left on the land is exposed to the sun and form a white salinized scene. It looks beautiful, but covers the vitality...
The bridge that fell
The subsidence led to the collapse of the bridge. The bridge surface was close to the water surface. The water always surged when the rain fell so the bridge almost lost its function. It’s necessary to build a new one to maintain safety and the increased social cost would be paid by all people.
Southwest coastal areas
In order to improve the quality of life of residents and develop more aquaculture fisheries with higher returns, fishing lands are arranged neatly like a chessboard.
There are no reservoirs in the coastal areas to supply sufficient water. Aquaculture pumped a large amount of groundwater to raise fish. When the replenishment volume was not as high as the withdrawal volume, the strata began to sink gradually.
Dead wood indicates harsh environment
Huh? Who planted the trees in the water? Actually, this place was originally green, but the subsidence caused the seawater to invade, the soil salinized, a large number of trees died in water, and the bare branches stood in the water...
Hukou Wetland in Yunlin County
Ripples on the water surface and drifting of flat boats are not the scenic spots, but the Hukou wetlands in Yunlin. The original local farm, which caused poor drainage due to subsidence , has become ocean for a long time...
Embankments of coastal towns in subsidence areas increasing year by year
In the seaside townships in the subsidence area, in order to prevent the seawater from infusing, the height of the embankment must be raised to block the large water out.
Old and New Saikou Bridge
The subsidence of the Changhua Formation concentrated in the coastal areas before. The subsidence situation in the Saikou area of Dacheng was the most serious. The elevation of the main bridge for external communication-Saikou Bridge also declined year by year due to the subsidence . It is necessary to build a new bridge in Saikou to be the alternative road.
The water pump can only reduce the degree of flooding during the disaster, and cannot completely prevent the floods caused by typhoons and heavy rains.
Migratory birds migrate with the seasons, and they will still come back next year, but when can people who have lost their land return to their homes?
Stilt plover fledgling
This is the lovely appearance of the stilt plover fledgling exploring the wetland with their heads. The formation of the wetland allows us to see this moving ecological landscape, but when we are surprised and pleased, we must learn to cherish the environment and respect the nature.
Flood wall in Jiadong Township, Pingtung County
Haipu Village, Jiadong Township, Pingtung County, has a flooded scale wall that specifically records every flood in the subsidence area. Local residents laughed at themselves and called it "Love of Haipu Water Town".