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ANALYSIS & REVIEWS

Water Footprint: Why It Matters

Despite growing recognition, water footprint is not without its detractors & criticisms have come from economists & life-cycle scholars. Check out 5 reasons why we think the concept is still relevant … more


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INTERVIEWS

MyH2O – Test Your Water

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 Stewardship In Industrial Parks: TEDA Pilot

Industrial parks generate 22.5% of China’s GDP but can this last given water security and pollution concerns? An Chen, from the TEDA Eco Center & Zhenzhen Xu from the Alliance for Water Stewardship show how the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area leads in mitigating these risks … more


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RESEARCH & REPORTS

USEFUL LINKS

World Bank – Energy WB’s pages covering topics such as electricity access, renewable energy and energy efficiency and clean energy


World Bank – Oil, Gas and Mining WB´s global sector unit on extractive industries working on issues of governance and sustainable natural resource management across the main regions of the world


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GLOSSARY & MEASUREMENTS

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals 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


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


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