Caixin
Oct 12, 2012 01:08 PM

Seas of Sewage

 
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(Beijing) – Every day, roughly half of the sewage from over 10 million people in Wuhan swell the city's pipes and empty directly into the Yangtze River. And the one thing that continues to spring eternal is contaminated wastewater.

Throughout the country, there are wastewater treatment plants operating at below capacity, or sometimes not at all, largely due to huge discrepancies in the building of water treatment plants versus sewage pipe networks.

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