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14 Mar 2018 ZHENGZHOU
Zhang Yazhong, a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) national committee and vice chairman of the CPPCC Henan provincial committee, suggested building a "green fence" to safeguard the water of Danjiangkou Reservoir, the water source of the central route of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, through the proper disposal and recycling of straw and household waste in rural areas.
3 Aug 2017 ZHENGZHOU
Li Zhonghua, mayor of Yongcheng City, jumped into the Huchenghe River to test the anti-pollution efforts of local authorities. Officials with the municipal government general office, environmental protection office and construction bureau all followed suit.
5 Dec 2014 BEIJING
Chinese scientists have found evidence of a powerful earthquake that shook central China's Henan Province more than 3,000 years ago, the earliest tremor known in Chinese history. Carbon-14 dating of samples taken from Xuecun village in Henan's Xingyang City indicated the earthquake struck the area sometime between 1500 B...
14 Aug 2014 ZHENGZHOU, China
Central China’s Henan Province has lost some $1.2 billion USD, mostly in the agricultural sector, to the current severe drought, local authorities said this week.The province is a major grain producer for the country. The drought has affected 19.3 million of its residents and left 1.1 million short of drinking water...
4 Aug 2014 BEIJING, China
Twelve of China's provinces are grappling with the effects of an ongong severe drought, state-run media reportd over the weekend.Xinhua News Agency said 1.6 million people and 2.07 million head of overstock have been affected, and over 29 million hectare of crops are dying.Xinhua quoted Wang Hao of the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research as saying overconsumption on top of lack of precipitation may have worsened the problem...
28 Jul 2014 HOHHOT, China
An ongoing drought in China’s northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is threatening drinking water supply to 600,000 people, half of whom are completely without water, local authorities reported this weekend.The drought, the worst the region has faced in three years, is also affecting farms, putting at risk some 150,000 hectares of farmland, 16...
18 Feb 2014 ZHENGZHOU
A section of the south-to-north water diversion project across central China’s Henan Province will be completed by the end of May, local authorities said on Tuesday. According to the Office of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project Commission of Henan, most work on the section was completed by the end of last year, and there are plans to invest another 8...