Showing posts with label underground water. Show all posts
Showing posts with label underground water. Show all posts

Friday, June 10, 2016

Scientists turn CO2 into rock in climate change fight

Injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) deep underground and turning it into rock may be a potentially viable way to tackle increasing greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate change, an international team of scientists said Thursday.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Enormous, Mysterious Sea Found Under China Desert

Scientists have discovered a huge underground waterbody in China’s northwest Xinjiang province, Discovery website reported.

Friday, June 05, 2015

60% of China’s underground water 'not fit for human contact' (Beijing)

About 60 percent of underground water in China, and one-third of its surface water, have been rated unfit for human contact last year, according to the environment ministry in Beijing.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Water diversion project quenches Beijing's thirst

The total amount of water coming from the South-to-North Water Diversion Project to Beijing has reached over 100 million cubic meters since December 27 last year, easing the water shortage of the city, said the city's water authority on Monday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Beijing's thirsty neighbor receives water from the south

Beijing's neighboring province of Hebei began receiving water through the south-north water diversion project Thursday, local authorities said.

The middle route's first-stage project supplies more than three billion cubic meters of water annually to the province, said Yuan Fu, chief of Hebei's office of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project.

Friday, December 12, 2014

South-north canal starts flowing to ease water woes. (video: South to North Water Diversion Project)

The 1,432-kilometer long artificial waterway diverting water from China's south to solve the water shortage crisis in the north, particularly Beijing, started operation on Friday.

About 9.5 billion cubic meters of water will pass through the newly-built canal each year from Danjiangkou reservoir in Central China's Hubei Province to cities like Beijing and Tianjin, as well as more than 100 cities in Henan and Hebei provinces, according to a report by China Central Television.

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