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  1. 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 ...

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

  2. China Saw Reductions in Surface Water Pollution Last Year

    3 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China saw reductions in severely polluted surface water last year, but the country still has a ways to go an needs to do more to protect groundwater sources, according to the annual bulletin on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2016 - 10:00

  3. Drought Persists in Northern, Central China Despite Recent Rains

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Despite some relief due to rainfall earlier this month, drought conditions are continuing in parts of northern and central China, including areas in Hebei, Henan and Shaanxi provinces, state ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  4. Beijing Has Built 1,178 Water Conservation Projects

    17 May 2016- 08:49 by Local Press Report BEIJING Economic Times Chinese capital Beijing, which once relied heavily on groundwater that led to its depletion, has built more than 1,000 conservation projects saving up to 100 million cubic metres of water ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2016 - 08:49

  5. Environmentalists, Experts Critical of Plan to Transfer Water From Russia to China

    5 May 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOMSK, Russia A recent proposal to transfer as much a billion cubic meters of water from Russia’s Altai region to China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has raised concerns among Russian environmentalists and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2016 - 10:06

  6. China Launches Nationwide Inspection of Water Conservation Law Enforcement

    5 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Standing Committee of China’s National People's Congress (NPC) on May 4th announced the launch of nationwide inspections into enforcement of the new water conservation. The inspections ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2016 - 10:07

  7. China Delivers Drinking Water to Southern Yangon

    5 May 2016- 08:17 by Local Press Report BEIJING CCTV The Chinese embassy to Myanmar and local NGOs have organized delivery of a tank containing 33,000 liters of drinking water to southern Yangon, one of the most parched areas. The supply will bring relief ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2016 - 08:17

  8. China to Implement Tiered Agricultural Water Pricing

    2 May 2016- 09:39 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China has begun reorganizing and adding to its irrigation and water conservation facilities to facilitate a tiered pricing mechanism encouraging more economical water use by farmers. Access Food ...

    Local Press Report - 05/02/2016 - 09:39

  9. Conservation Strategies Could Improve Water Quality for 150 Million in China: Report

    28 Apr 2016- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Conservation strategies could improve water quality for more than 150 million people in China, according to a new report by international conservation group The Nature Conservancy (TNC). Two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2016 - 10:58

  10. China to Spend $6.16 Billion for Water Conservation Projects in Tibet

    28 Apr 2016- 08:34 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org The central government plans to invest about 40 billion yuan (6.16 billion U. S. dollars) in water conservancy projects in Tibet Autonomous Region in the next five years. According to the regional ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2016 - 08:34

  11. China to Release More Water From Hydropower Dam for Drought-Stricken Mekong Neighbors

    12 Apr 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China announced on April 12th that it will release more water from the Jinghong hydropower dam in Yunnan province to alleviate the effects of drought in downstream Mekong countries Cambodia, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/12/2016 - 10:53

  12. 80 percent of China’s Groundwater Unfit for Consumption: Report

    12 Apr 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Some 80 percent of groundwater in China is unfit for human consumption, according to a new report from the Ministry of Water Resources. Nearly 70 percent of the Chinese population drinks water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/12/2016 - 10:16

  13. China Saw Fewer Red Tides in 2015

    11 Apr 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China recorded 38 percent fewer red tides last year compared to the previous year, according to a report from the State Oceanic Administration (SOA), released on April 8th. A total of 35 red ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2016 - 10:18

  14. China Prepares for "Severe" Flooding on Yangtze River This Year

    4 Apr 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report BEIJING Reuters Severe floods are expected on China's Yangtze River this year due to a strong El Nino weather pattern, state media said, raising the risk of deaths and damage to property and crops along the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2016 - 08:40

  15. ADB Lends China $250 Million for Project to Reuse Industrial Sludge

    31 Mar 2016- 08:09 by Local Press Report BEIJING Water & Wastewater International The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has awarded a $250 million loan to support the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) drive to treat harmful industrial wastewater and ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2016 - 08:09

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