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 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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