Groundwater pollution leads to public safety issues in China

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More than 60 percent of water used in China is groundwater. The government has acknowledged that much of the source is unsafe, though it doesn’t provide much detail. What the government does say, however, is that it’s working hard to control contamination and enact stricter safety laws.

CCTV’s Han Bin filed this report from Beijing in search of the consequences of what some call a quality crisis.

Groundwater pollution leads to public safety issues in China

Groundwater pollution leads to public safety issues in China

More than 60 percent of water used in China is groundwater. The government has acknowledged that much of the source is unsafe, though it doesn't provide much detail. What the government does say, however, is that it's working hard to control contamination and enact stricter safety laws. CCTV's Han Bin filed this report from Beijing in search of the consequences of what some call a quality crisis.


Jennifer Turner of the Woodrow Wilson Center talks water pollution in China

CCTV America’s Phillip Yin interviewed Jennifer Turner for more insight on China’s action to tackle water pollution. She is director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Jennifer Turner of the Woodrow Wilson Center talks water pollution in China

Jennifer Turner of the Woodrow Wilson Center talks water pollution in China

CCTV America's Phillip Yin interviewed Jennifer Turner for more insight on China's action to tackle water pollution. She is director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center.