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ANALYSIS & REVIEWS

Happy World Water Day! In the year of wastewater, we look at China’s management of the ‘waste’. Plus, what does the 13FYP hold? Action; given rising wastewater discharge & low re-use rates … more


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INTERVIEWS

To improve transparency, Charlene Ren set-up MyH2O, one of China’s first online crowdsourcing networks on drinking water quality. We sat down with Ren to learn more about their testing, interactive mapping platform and what’s next … more


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OPINIONS & EXPERT VIEWS

Water stress across 54% of China worsened in 2001-2010. The World Resources Institute’s Dr Jiao Wang, Dr Lijin Zhong & Charles Iceland deliver the good and the bad news of their latest research … more


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RESEARCH & REPORTS

USEFUL LINKS

CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems WLE’s vision is of a world in which agriculture thrives alongside vibrant ecosystems, and those engaged in agriculture live in good health, enjoy food and nutritional security, and have access to the inputs and resources they need to continuously improve their livelihoods.

Water & Food  The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) has included over 100 research-for-development projects and involved more than 400 partners.  This work is done in river basins where 1.5 billion people – amongst whom half of the poorest people on Earth – live.

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GLOSSARY & MEASUREMENTS

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China

Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more

Water Footprinting

The water footprint (as defined by the Water Footprint Network) is an indicator of freshwater use that looks at both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. The water footprint of an individual, community or business is … … more

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