Yellow River turns red in northwest China – PTI

 English Doc 2006-01 05 Xin 0501030509379351917210 Neumann Travelling China Tibet 2001 12 Flight To Tibet Lhasa 04 Yellow River From Hindu News:

A section of the Yellow River, China’s second longest, turned red and smelly in Lanzhou, Capital of northwest China’s Gansu Province, forcing the local environment watchdog to launch an investigation.

Residents were alarmed to see a sewage pipe pouring red water into the on Sunday. The discharge occurred in downtown Lanzhou, following which about a kilometre of the river was discoloured.

The city’s environment protection bureau and the Yellow River water environment monitoring centre took samples of the river water for laboratory testing. [Full Text]


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