A Sustainable Plan for China’s Drinking Water

Tao Tao, Kunlun Xin. Public health: A sustainable plan for China’s drinking water. Nature 511,527–528 (31 July 2014) doi:10.1038/511527a

“The Chinese government is in the middle of a five-year 410-billion-renminbi (US$66-billion) programme to deliver safe drinking water to all town and city residents — about 54% of the population — by 2015. The focus is on upgrading 92,300 kilometres of mains pipes and thousands of water-treatment plants to developed-world standards.”

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