Over 50% of groundwater is unqualified in China in 2012

By | June 5, 2013

underground water in china in 2012

Today is “World Environment Day”, the ministry of environment protection yesterday announced the “2012 Environment Situation in China.” For last year’s national environmental quality, the ministry said the general trend is stable, but the situation is still grim with more than 30% of rivers and more than 50% of groundwater being unqualified; in term of air quality, air quality of 59.1% out of the 325 prefecture-level cities did not meet the new air quality standards.

Source: Beijing News

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