Taiwan: Officials Warn on Water After Typhoon

24 Sep 2007 by Local Press Report
TAIPEI, Taiwan

— Taiwanese officials were concerned about the water supply in the wake of Typhoon Wipha, which ripped through Taiwan and headed out to southeastern last week. Taiwan Water Corp. officials said water supply to Hsinchu City was suspended when the water purification plant temporarily shut down due to the debris in its water source, the Touchian River. They added that similar problems could arise in other areas Residents were advised to store water because heavy rains are hindering water purification operations in the areas. People living in the mountains and near rivers were warned about the danger of possible mudslides...

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