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ANALYSIS & REVIEWS

The signs are positive for China’s environment in 2016. Groundwater quality improved after 5 years of decline though there is mixed news for rivers & lakes. Is the tide turning in China’s ‘war on pollution’? … more


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INTERVIEWS

Prof. Arjen Hoekstra, the creator of the water footprint concept, talks to China Water Risk about hard truths on the challenges ahead over virtual water trade, water scarcity & over-consumption … more


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OPINIONS & EXPERT VIEWS

China’s new Environmental Protection Law has been in force more than two years now. Has it been enforced? What has the impact been? Who has been hit? Professor Wang Canfa from the University of Political Science and Law in Beijing reviews
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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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