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China’s polluted water

After testing a major reservoir that supplies drinking water to Beijing, the World Health Organization has discovered that the water had lead levels 20 times the maximum limit. This comes two years after the Chinese government dedicated 0 million to cleaning up China’s water pollution. Produced by Rob Ludacer Read more: http://www.techinsider.io/ FACEBOOK: https://www. FACEBOOK

Move Over, Smog: China’s Water Pollution Off the Charts (LinkAsia: 3/1/13)

A side effect of rapid industrialization and few regulations, China’s rivers are often treated as little more than sewers. But as LinkAsia contributor Mark Dreyer reports, an online campaign to clean up the country’s water is gathering steam. Watch more at http://linkasia.org. IMAGE: A worker pumps blue-green algae into a treatment reservoir at Chaohu Lake