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16 Mar 2021 TAIPEI, China
Taiwan government orders reduction of water consumption in face of worst drought in 56 years. Microchip manufacturing sector hard hit.
14 Mar 2021 TAIPEI
Taiwan People's Party calls for new pricing scheme to reflect water usage and costs.
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...
6 Mar 2018 TAIPEI
Formosa Plastics Group’s plan to build a seawater desalination plant yesterday obtained initial approval from an environmental impact assessment (EIA) committee after its second review, but Formosa is waiting for the next review to request the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) to relax certain regulations.
24 Jan 2018 TAIPEI
Tightening environmental protection measures and growing labor costs may now pose a further headache for Apple and its suppliers in coastal cities in China at a time when global demand for smartphones is softening.
4 Dec 2017 TAIPEI
China’s central Shanxi Province has introduced new rules to curb water use for steel, cement and aluminum production, state media reported yesterday, in another blow to sectors reeling from government-enforced output cuts.
10 Jul 2017 TAIPEI
In a move likely to infuriate Taiwanese who donated an estimated total of more than NT$100 million (US$3.2 million) to Greenpeace, the environmental action group included Taiwan in a map of China, reports said Friday. The map was titled “Predicted Distribution of Coal Power Plants in 2020 by Baseline Water Stress” and showed China, Tibet, the island of Hainan, Taiwan and disputed islands in the South China Sea as one entity.
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...
26 Sep 2016 TAIPEI
Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) released its latest quarterly drinking water report, forecasting "drier-than-normal" water supply conditions island wide. The firm said as that Taiwan entered October and November, central and southern regions of the island would see a decline of rainfall.
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...
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...