China’s water problems highlighted around eastern lake Taihu

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Pollution from agriculture in China is getting worse, affecting both water and soil. CCTV’s reporter Han Bin traveled to China’s third largest freshwater lake called Taihu which is in the east part of China to look at some tough choices facing the local government in trying to balance economic growth and water quality. 

Run-off, agriculture damaging Taihu Lake

Run-off, agriculture damaging Taihu Lake

Pollution from agriculture in China is getting worse, affecting both water and soil. CCTV's reporter Han Bin travelled to China's third largest freshwater lake, Taihu, in East China to look at some tough choices facing the local government in trying to balance economic growth and water quality.


Dr. Angel Hsu on solving China’s water woes
For more China’s plan to solve worrying water issues, CCTV spoke to Dr. Angel Hsu. She is research scientist and lecturer at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Dr. Angel Hsu on solving China\'s water woes

Dr. Angel Hsu on solving China\'s water woes

For more China's plan to solve worrying water issues, CCTV spoke to Dr. Angel Hsu. She is research scientist and lecturer at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.