|Glacial Bottled Water: A Threat To Asia’s Water Tower?
The growing fad of glacial bottled water means the industry is encroaching on glaciers crucial for Asia’s waterways. In China, this expansion is at odds with President Xi’s wish for an ‘ecological civilisation’. CWR’s Liu on who’s bottling where … more
|Water Rights in China
Professor Jia Shaofeng, Deputy Director of the Center for Water Resources Research of CAS, shares his in-depth insights on water rights in China – what they are, who owns them, how can they be “traded” & why a market trading system should be the way foward … more
|Does Coal Always Mean Water Stress Along With Economic Growth?
WRI’s Fu, Zhong & Wang investigate how Ningxia manages water resources to develop coal. See strategies to minimise water stress & allow economic growth … more
Source: NDRC, 2015
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|Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals in China
Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China
Click on the link below for a list of heavy metals and their 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 the potential effects … … more
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
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