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China’s Long March To Safe Drinking Water

Hongqiao Liu

China’s Long March To Safe Drinking Water

China’s central government set ambitious goals to safeguard water quality in 2011, at the outset of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015). Those goals targeted improvements from source-to-tap, earmarking a budget of nearly RMB 700 billion (U.S.$112 billion) to pay for upgrades to water treatment and...