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World Water Day: how MyH20 helps address China's water security problem

World Water Day: how MyH20 helps address China’s water security problem

Today, March 22, is World Water Day. We would like to take this chance to introduce a project run by a Chinese NGO to alleviate China’s problems of water security. Although China ranks sixth in the world for total freshwater resources, its water resources per capita are only 1/4 of the world average. More than 400 of the country’s 600 cities are considered to be short of water, and 110 cities are deemed to suffer from “extreme shortages”.  According to continuous monitoring of the data of 118 cities, about 64% of urban groundwater suffers from very heavy pollution, about 33% suffers from moderate pollution, and only 3% meets basic standards of …read more