Reuters reports that people in Lanzhou have rushed to buy bottled water after authorities...
by Morgan Figuers | May 24, 2008
From the Jerusalem Post: The Chinese Environmental Ministry has urgently requested more water testing systems from the Israeli company Check-Light to determine if there was major water pollution caused by the earthquake which...
by Rhyen Coombs | Feb 19, 2008
About 100,000 people in the southern China manufacturing base Foshan went without water for six hours this weekend after an oil slick contaminated its local river, threatening nearby cities as well. Terra Daily reports: Local...
by Michael Zhao | Nov 8, 2007
Translated by CDT from the Beijing Times: Rumors have it that Beijingers will probably soon drink a mixture of first-hand tap water with recycled water. Yesterday, Beijing Water Bureau’s deputy director Cheng Jing (Á®ãÈùô) dismissed the rumors, which potentially could have created panic. “Beijing’s water recycling technology has reached world class standards,” the official said. […]
by Sophia Cao | May 9, 2007
Below is a report about potential water problem in Beijing for 2008 Beijing Olympics. From AP via Yahoo News: Avoid drinking tap water during the 2008 Olympics ” unless you’re living in the Olympic Village. That was the advice from a high-ranking Beijing official on Wednesday, explaining the city’s attempt to “guarantee water safety” for […]
by Zhaohua Li | Nov 10, 2006
The latest bad news for residents of the capital comes from Shanghai Daily via China Environmental News Digest: POLLUTION is threatening Beijing’s future source of drinking water as factory discharges and untreated sewage seep into a reservoir planned for the capital’s use by 2010, water experts said. The reservoir, in Danjiangkou City in Hubei Province, […]
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