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  1. China Considers Massive Yangtze River, Pearl River Transfer Project

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Asia Times China is considering digging two mega canal systems to link the Yangtze River, which runs through central and eastern China, to the Pearl River in southern Guangdong and Guangxi provinces. Shippi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:06

  2. Chinese Reporter Drinks River Water to Prove It's Clean

    10 Aug 2017- 06:17 by Local Press Report GUANGZHOU Global Voices As part of a live-streamed state-sponsored swim event in the Zhujiang River, a reporter said in front of a live camera that the river water looked clean and transparent and drank a few mouth ...

    Local Press Report - 08/10/2017 - 06:17

  3. China to Set Regional Limits on Energy, Water Consumption

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China will set regional limits on energy and water consumption and land use for industrial development, as part of the government’s call to meet “ecological red lines,” according to a document jo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:10

  4. China Announces $4.1 Billion for Water Projects

    24 Jun 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese government plans to spend some $4.1 billion USD for new and existing water projects, the Ministry of Finance announced this week. The funds will go toward 29 projects that are alread ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2015 - 10:51

  5. Citizens Outraged by Evidence of Sewage Water Flowing Into China’s Yangtze River

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese citizens expressed outrage this week after footage of sewage water flowing into one of the country’s most important waterways, the Yangtze River, went viral. China News Agency reported th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2015 - 11:15

  6. Two Former Chinese Officials Receive Jail Terms for River Pollution

    11 Jun 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Two former local environmental officials in China’s south Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region were found guilty of dereliction of duty and sentenced to jail terms for a 2013 river pollution inciden ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:45

  7. China’s Dongjiang River Project Improves Water Quality

    11 Nov 2013- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China A water improvement project carried out by Hong Kong and Chinese provincial governments has succeeded in significantly cleaning up the Dongjiang River, according to new study. The Dongjiang is a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2013 - 10:35

  8. Chinese Authorities Arrest Seven People for River Pollution

    7 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NANNING, China Local police in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have arrested seven people in conjunction with pollution of the Hejiang River in July. The Huiwei Ore-processing Company was found t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:45

  9. Chinese Government to Improve Drinking Water Monitoring

    22 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUIYANG, China China will improve its monitoring of drinking water sources by establishing national standards, better controlling poisonous contaminates and creating early warning systems, according to an offi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2013 - 09:28

  10. South China Courts Jail 13 People Over River Contamination

    17 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NANNING, China Several courts in China’s southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have handed down jail sentences for 13 people over heavy metal pollution that occurred last year. Industrial effluents contain ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/19/2013 - 09:29

  11. Chinese Mayor Apologizes Over River Pollution

    11 Jul 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HEZHOU, China Hezhou City Mayor Bai Xi this week released a public statement apologizing for heavy metal pollution of the Hejiang River, which may have affected millions of people, saying loopholes in the city ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:45

  12. South China River Contaminated With Thallium, Cadmium

    8 Jul 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HEZHOU, China Government officials from Fengkai County in southern China’s Guangdong province are warning that a section of the Hejiang River has been polluted with thallium and cadmium from upriver activities. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:45

  13. Guangdong Coastal Pollution Worsened Last Year

    16 May 2013- 09:59 by Local Press Report GUANGZHOU South China Morning Post Pollution in Guangdong's coastal waters continued to worsen last year, mainly in the Pearl River Delta, which affected offshore water quality in Hong Kong. The steady deterio ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2013 - 10:54

  14. China’s Bureaucracy Partly to Blame for Water Problems

    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 different divisions, according to a new report from Michig ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  15. Environmental Official Sounds Alarm Over China’s Rivers, Seas

    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 particularly serious. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14