Category: Beijing Water

China closes down 3,176 polluting companies in 2006

(May 6, 2007) China closed down a total of 3,176 polluting enterprises amid a campaign in which 720,000 companies have been checked for their pollution discharges last year, according to the country’s top environment watchdog.

Massive flood of fresh water diverted to Taihu

(May 1, 2007) China’s water resource regulator has diverted 190-million cubic meters of water from the Yangtze River into algae-polluted Taihu Lake to improve its water quality and allow a clean water supply to resume to the residents of Wuxi, Oriental Morning Post reported today.