The Yellow River is Asia’s third longest and world’s sixth longest river. The word “yellow” describes the color of its unclear water. The Yellow River originates from Qinghai, flowing through nine provinces, and flows into Bo Sea. The Yellow River is one of the rivers that China lives on. The Yellow River basin is the birthplace of Chinese ancient civilization, and is the most prosperous area in early Chinese history. However, the Yellow River had caused a number of disasters because of the extremely destructive floods that happened frequently. Over the past decades, the government has taken all kinds of measures to prevent disasters from happening.
The Yellow River is the third longest river in Asia and sixth-longest river in the world, the word “Yellow” in its name was derived from the color of the muddy water. Originating in Qinghai province, the Yellow River flows through nine provinces, and it empties into the Bohai Sea. The Yellow River basin was the birthplace of ancient Chinese civilization and it was the most prosperous region in early Chinese history. However, the Yellow River also caused several sever damages because of frequent devastating floods. During the past decades, the government has taken a variety of measures to prevent it.