China's Water Woes Make Desalination Market Lucrative

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BEIJING, China

-With limited rainfall and dependence on groundwater for as much as 60 percent of its supply, China needs all the water sources it can get. As a majority of its population and economy are concentrated in the coastal zone, desalination is emerging as a good source of water.