Lakes, Reservoirs, and other Water Sources Continue to Suffer in China

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Article courtesy of Reuters | November 18th, 2016 | Fortune | Shared as educational material.

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Despite commitments to crack down on polluters, the quality of water in rivers, lakes and reservoirs in several regions has deteriorated significantly. In recently published documents. inspectors found that a fifth of the water in the Yangtze’s feeder rivers in one province was unusable, and thousands of tons of raw sewage were being deposited into one river in northeastern Ningxia each day. The Chinese government still has many steps to take before reaching a water-sustainable status. Read more about it here.

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