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13 Mar 2019 FUZHOU
With an eye to the impacts of climate change, one of China’s leading seafood producing regions is offering lucrative subsidies to firms to kick-start innovation in water monitoring systems for the aquaculture sector. Fujian provincial Ocean and Fisheries Bureau (part of the local government) is offering CNY 5 million (USD 743,385, EUR 661,581) per project to companies who will help construct a province-wide real time online monitoring system tracking water quality and temperatures across the provincial inland and ocean waters.
8 Aug 2018 TAIPEI, Taiwan
Kinmen Island, Taiwan, has started importing water from Fujian province in mainland China. Ceremonies marking the development were conducted both in Kinmen and Fujian.Longhu Lake, Jinjiang, Fujian, the second largest in the province, will provide water for the project via a 28km undersea pipeline, delivering 34,000 cubic meters per day to Kinmen...
29 Jul 2018 KINMEN, Taiwan
The Mainland Affairs Council of Taiwan (MAC) has urged postponement of a ceremony to recognize the start of water transfer to Kinmen Island from China’s Fujian Province.While Kinmenis considered part of China’s Fujian Province by both the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan, the territory is governed by Taiwan...
30 Apr 2018 SHAOXING, China
The monkey was perched on a railing next to the pond at Xitian Temple, in Dehua county, Fujian province when the tourist shoved the unsuspecting animal into the water, according to footage posted on news website Pear Video, reported by the South China Morning Post last week.But the monkey then leapt out of the pond and chased the tourist into a nearby temple building, and was soon joined by a second monkey.
16 Aug 2017 WARRENTON VA, United States
China Roundup: Water Quality Improving, Deadly Storms Cause Landslides and Dam Breach, Beihatan Dam Construction Commences, Polluted River Media Stunt, South-North Transfer: Farms Closed and More
Uneven Progress in Reducing Water PollutionChina's water quality is improving overall but progress is uneven, with some regions finding it hard to meet the annual quality improvement targets, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Monday. Xinhua reported August 14th that in the first half of the year, the proportion of monitored surface water reaching Grade III or above, which could be used for drinking, rose to 70 percent across the country, up 1...
24 Oct 2016 GUANGZHOU, China
Typhoon Haima, which made landfall in south China on October 21st, has damaged dams and water facilities in the city of Shanwei, in Guangdong Province.According to the Shanwei disaster relief office, heavy winds and rainfall from Haima caused 59 dikes to rupture and damaged 21 dam gates and 179 water facilities...
29 Sep 2016 TAIPEI, Taiwan
Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels.The storm has killed four people and injured 329 others.According to the Taipei Water Department, turbidity in the Xindian River exceeded 12,000 nephelometric turbidity units in the wake of the storm...
27 Sep 2016 TAIPEI, Taiwan
The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) on September 26th once again urged residents of the island to start storing water as a precautionary measure in case the approaching Typhoon Megi causes water supply disruptions due to power outages or turbidity.The TWC also reminded the public to switch off pumps attached to their water tanks in the event of an outage, and to boil water before drinking in the days following the storm...
22 Sep 2016 TAIPEI, Taiwan
The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) announced this week that it has restored water service to 720,000 households in southern Taiwan that lost supply ias a result of Super Typhoon Meranti.As of September 16th, all pipeline reconnections had been completed, and supply was completed restored to affected homes in Kaohsiung, the TWC said...
19 Sep 2016 XIAMEN, China
At least 28 people were killed last week when Typhoon Meranti made landfall in southeastern China.Heavy rains brought by the storm hit Fujian and Zhejiang provinces hard; the city of Xiamen, in Fujian province, was left without tap water supply or electricity.Some 200 areas around the city were flooded...
15 Sep 2016 TAIPEI, Taiwan
Super Typhoon Meranti hit Taiwan on September 14th, leaving 650,000 households without power and 750,000 without water.Most of the outages were in Pingtung, Taitung and Hualien counties.Some 35 people were reported injured as a result of the storm. With winds of 202 to 220 kilometers per hour, Meranti is the strongest typhoon to hit Taiwan since 1959...
19 Jul 2016 BEIJING
Public doubts about the Three Gorges Dam’s role in flood control have resurfaced as communities along the Yantgze River, China’s longest waterway, battle the area’s worst floods since 1998. The floods have wreaked havoc in the east, leaving 237 people dead and another 93 missing. That is on top of the 69 people killed when Typhoon Nepartak hit Fujian province on July 9.