Category: Beijing Water

Mainland’s water woes seen to get far worse

(October 18, 2010) The water crisis that Beijing faces today, with an estimated supply deficit of 400 million cubic metres, will be afflicting China’s major cities in 20 years, and millions of urban Chinese citizens will suffer, says Probe International’s Executive Director, Patricia Adams, in an article for the South China Morning Post.

China will have put 140.5 bln yuan into water diversion project till 2010

(October 4, 2010) China will have invested a total of 140.5 billion yuan (about 21 billion U.S. dollars) in its ambitious South-to-North Water Diversion (SNWD) project from 2006 to 2010, the country’s water diversion authority said Monday.