‘Catastrophic’ drought forecast for China next year

From AFP, via Yahoo News: “Wang Shucheng, minister of water resources, urged water supply authorities to prepare for the possible disaster to mitigate losses, the China Daily reported.

‘From now on, water authorities must take whatever measures they can to increase water storage facilities and promote water conservation to ensure the water supply for the upcoming year,’ Wang said at a water resources conference. ”

Big News Network also reported that the drinking water for 300 million Chinese is not safe to drink.

December 23, 2004 1:03 AM
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