Category: South-North Water Diversion Project

Pollution threatens Beijing’s future drinking water source

(November 9, 2006) Pollution is threatening Beijing’s future source of drinking water as factory discharges and untreated sewage seep into a reservoir planned for the capital’s use by 2010, water experts said.

Troubled waters: China’s minister dismisses Tibet river diversion

(October 25, 2006) It’s a busy season for audacious plans in China. Having accomplished an engineering marvel in laying a railway line to the roof of the world, Chinese scientists are dreaming up ever more fantastic plans in other spheres of endeavour, some of which, if implemented, would have worrisome implications for India.