9 May 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LHASA, Tibet — Tibet’s vast mineral resources are necessary for China’s environmental growth, but Tibetan activists say Chinese mining activities have not taken environmental protections seriously, resulting in d
29 Apr 2013 - 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, YA’AN — Victims of last week’s 7.0-magnitude in Ya’an, in China’s Sichuan province, are facing outbreaks of diarrhea, with health personnel making water disinfection and monitoring a top priority.
13 Mar 2013 - 07:42 by Local Press Report
ZHENGZHOU (China.org.cn) — A mayor in Henan province is vowing to maintain a clean supply of water for a project that diverts water from the Yangtze River to northern Chinese cities, including Beijing. Mu Weimin, a depu
1 Feb 2013 - 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, QIDONG — Fourteen people pled guilty this week to charges of “encouraging mass violence” for a protest in Qidong city, in eastern Jiangsu province, last July.
28 Jan 2013 - 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese government last week decided to lift its self-imposed ban against dam construction on the Nu River in Yunnan province.
3 Jan 2013 - 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The first phase of the eastern route of China's south-north water diversion project is expected to be completed ahead of schedule, China’s official news agency Xinhua reported on January 2.
16 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, ZHENGZOU — China’s Henan province will work to improve water quality in the central route of the country’s huge South-to-North Water Diversion Project, Wang Shushan, director of the provincial water resources
25 Oct 2012 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
WUHAN (China Daily) — The government will spend $1.92 billion USD to improve water quality on the middle route of the south-to-north water diversion project from 2011 to 2015. The money will be used to build sewa
16 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Xiangjiaba Hydropower Station, the third largest hydropower plant in China, is likely to come on stream at the end of October.
11 Oct 2012 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
KUNMING (China Daily) — China's third-largest hydropower station began to store water on Wednesday, slightly affecting the water level of the river it straddles.
10 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, CHONGQING — A stretch of China's Yangtze River near the city of Chongqing has turned red, and authorities are not sure why.
27 Aug 2012 - 08:30 by Local Press Report
SHANGHAI (English.Eastday.com) — Shanghai's major water supply source faces the risk of eutrophication as upstream factories keep discharging waste water, a local political advisor warned yesterday. The condition of the
13 Aug 2012 - 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, MI, EAST LANSING — China faces a wide array of freshwater problems, from contamination to flooding and droughts, all of which can partially be blamed on a top-down bureaucracy that does not coordinate well among the
17 Jul 2012 - 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, YICHANG — The Three Gorges Dam reservoir, the world’s largest hydropower project on the Yangtze River in China’s Hubei province, has reached its highest water level of the year due to its control of seasonal
6 Jul 2012 - 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, YICHANG — The world’s largest hydropower project, the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China’s Hubei province, has reached its full power capacity with its 32nd turbine coming online, Chinese state m
12 Jun 2012 - 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Chinese Deputy Environment Minister Wu Xiaoqing last week urged some restraint in the country’s big push to build dams.
11 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A Chinese environment official last week sounded the alarm about pollution in China's rivers, lakes and seas, saying the problem in the near-shore waters of major coastal economic zones is particul
6 Jun 2012 - 08:05 by Local Press Report
31 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A new report from China’s Environment Ministry finds that most of the country’s groundwater sources are polluted.
29 May 2012 - 08:05 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (China.org.cn) — Underground water in 57 percent of monitoring sites across Chinese cities have been found polluted or extremely polluted, quoting figures from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP).&n
18 May 2012 - 10:36 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (MarketWatch) — Walls inside Zhang Haomin’s home in Zhenxi Township, in Chongqing, started cracking in 2008, around the time the reservoir behind the new Three Gorges Dam neared capacity. “Early on, the crack
15 May 2012 - 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese State Council this month released the country's 12th Five-Year Plan for sewage treatment, which foresees the county investing $430 billion USD in the sewage treatment industry over a
8 May 2012 - 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recommends that frequent flooding in China be better anticipated and managed so that people living in flood-affected areas can find ways to adju
10 Jan 2012 - 11:43 by Local Press Report
NANCHANG (Xinhua (China)) — The water surface area of China’s Poyang Lake has dropped to less than 200 square kilometers due to ongoing drought, according to statistics from the Jiangxi provincial hydrographic bureau.
7 Dec 2011 - 13:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The banks of China’s Yangtze River are lined with chemical factories that spew huge amounts of toxic wastewater into the river, impacting hundreds of millions of people who count on the river for
13 Sep 2011 - 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — A Chinese environmental group has come down hard on U.S.
30 Aug 2011 - 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, SHANGHAI — Although freshwater naturally abounds in Shanghai, the city is under high water stress because of the growing demand of 23 million residents, according to international environmental NGO WWF.
30 Aug 2011 - 09:20 by Local Press Report
BEIJING (Xinhua (China)) — Chinese scientists have located the sources of four major rivers that flow through China and South Asia –the Brahmaputra, Indus, Salween and Irrawaddy rivers.
19 Jul 2011 - 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Two textile factories in China -- the Youngor Textile Complex near Shanghai and the Well Dyeing Factory near Hong Kong -- were found to be discharging hazardous materials into the Yangtze and Pea
14 Jun 2011 - 18:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese government may divert water from the Brahmaputra River to the north-western province of Xinjiang, as it steps up efforts to tackle the severe drought that has affected large parts of
7 Jun 2011 - 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Environmental NGO Greenpeace International has called for the Marilao River in Bulacan in the Philippines to be cleaned immediately to protect the livelihoods of the people in the area and the wi
7 Dec 2010 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, SHANGHAI — Civic authorities in Shanghai on December 1 started sourcing water for about 750,000 people from the new Qingcaosha reservoir on the Yangtze River.
Over the next few months, Shanghai will
27 Apr 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — China's longest river, the Yangtze, is under threat from climate change, yet the Chinese government has decided to build at least 20 reservoirs or hydroelectric projects in the river
19 Jan 2009 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — The Chinese government has announced plans to launch eight conservation and control projects along the country's longest river, the Yangtze. The projects have been planned to improve