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  • 18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report SHANGHAI Shine Water pollution is everyone's problem, and city residents are soon to be incentivized to join the fight. From March 1, people who report on any of eight activities including illegal sewage discharge, damaging water facilities and sand
  • 14 Sep 2017- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHANGHAI, China The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has called for investment in “Drylands” to protect future food supplies and mitigate and adapt to climate change. Speaking ahead of a conference of the United Nations Convention
  • 15 Apr 2016- 08:17 by Local Press Report SHANGHAI Water & Wastewater International Suez has won three new industrial service contracts in China in the Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals sectors worth 19 million euros, including a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) equipment supply & site technical
  • 6 Mar 2015- 09:24 by Local Press Report BEIJING UPI Water pollution is fueling the explosive growth of bottled water sales in China, where consumption of bottled water has doubled since 2006. China has seven percent of the world's fresh water but 20 percent of its population, and its thirst
  • 19 May 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUYANG, China A tanker carrying the solvent tetrachloroethane overturned in China’s Tonglu County this weekend, dumping 8 tons of the chemical into the Fuchun River. The river is the only source of drinking water for millions of people living in the
  • 18 Oct 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Climate change in East Asia is expected to cause rising sea levels, more severe storms that will increase flooding and more intense droughts, putting some 12 million people from 23 cities at risk and costing as much as $864 billion
  • 10 Jul 2013- 10:03 by Local Press Report BEIJING The New York Times Rainstorms said to be the worst in five decades have flooded large areas of southwest Sichuan Province in China, washing out bridges, triggering a landslide that buried dozens of people and destroying a memorial to victims of the
  • A 23,000-square meter trash heap in Henan province is leaching garbage into a river that feeds Yangzhuang reservoir every time heavy rains hit the region.
  • Chinese authorities have penalized an Apple supplier for environmental damage.
  • 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 water at the mouth of the Yangtze
  • 14 Aug 2012- 08:40 by Local Press Report SHANGHAI The China Post At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured after the earthen wall of a reservoir collapsed in eastern China, flooding a rural area, state media said Sunday. The 29-meter (96-foot) wall, part of a reservoir in Zhejiang province,
  • 7 Aug 2012- 08:44 by Local Press Report BEIJING Environment News Service China is facing its third typhoon in a single week, as Haikui strengthened from a tropical storm on Sunday into a typhoon on Monday afternoon. “Within seven days our nation may be hit successively by three typhoons, the first
  • While there are plenty of new water-related technologies that work well in developed countries, a key challenge for developing countries is how to choose the right ones and implement them well, according to a Singapore International Water Week Hot Issues workshop on Application of Technologies in Developing Countries, held on July 1.

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