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  1. Xylem's solutions protect precious water resources

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 05:26pm by Jacinta Plucinski and Anna Mori

    ... Jacinta Plucinski and Anna Mori Discovery Reports Water is undoubtedly a valuable resource. Global water technology company Xylem advocates efficient water and wastewater transport and usage to protect water resources. The HK$24.9-billion company addresses the full water cycle through its products and services that are essential in collecting, distributing and using water ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Ningxia's coal and farm projects pose critical threat to water supplies

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... But the ambitious plan could be hobbled by the region's limited water resources, although local officials seem oblivious to that fact. As a testament to the region's economic ambition, Ningxia ... are water-intensive and constrained by water resources," Zhang said. "That's why the industry has developed very slowly in other coal rich regions, such as Xinjiang." But he said ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Australian minister Tony Burke will pitch Antarctic ice plan in Beijing

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ..., Chen Lei, to talk about the precious resource. Part of that includes sharing the experiences of Australia, where water supplies in the Murray-Darling Basin- known as the country's food ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Australia sends minister to break ice with China Australia wants to help the Chinese government turn its water into cash, and join forces with Beijing to find ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 02, 2012

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... water a wasted resource", August 18). We wish to thank Mr Maxwell for highlighting the importance of conserving or using rainfall as far as possible, especially given Hong Kong's lack of natural water resources. In fact, securing sufficient water resources for the community is at the top of the government's agenda, and appropriate action has been taken while observing ...

  5. By using much more rainwater, HK can reduce imports from Guangdong

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... July 7). A sustainable way forward is for Hong Kong to utilise local water resources more effectively than at present rather than relying on importation from Dongjiang. Importing water ... is higher than much of Guangdong. But, only about 25 per cent of this natural water resource is captured by our reservoirs while the remainder enters the South China Sea often causing flooding ...

  6. City Digest

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Resources and Quality of Water Supplies in view of growing public expectations on conservation and management of water resources, a government spokesman said. The scope of the committee had been expanded to include water resources-related issues. Dr Chan Hon-fai began a two-year term as chairman yesterday. Signs of burglary but no losses reported A security guard discovered signs ...

  7. Tapping ideas

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christine Loh In January, the State Council promulgated its 'opinions' on implementing a strict water-resource management system, establishing limits on development, use ... and other stakeholders- especially Jiangxi province, the Dongjiang's source- to protect and manage the water resources of the whole of the Pearl River basin. A step forward for all the cities ...

  8. Rising concern on Guangdong waste water

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on rivers, where three quarters of the province's waste water was discharged. A report on the quality of Guangdong's water resources for 2011, compiled by the provincial department of water resources, said more than 12.5 billion tonnes of waste water- 55 per cent of which was industrial, while the rest was domestic sewage- was produced across Guangdong, the Guangzhou Daily reported ...

  9. Protest barriers a waste of water, say greens

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with water for one day. 'Of course it is wastage,' he said. 'There is a shortage of water in Hong Kong and the whole world. Less than 1 per cent of the world's water resources ... the public and police were guilty of wasting water and the government lacked a progressive policy to resolve the water crisis. 'The government does not see water as a resource that needs ...

  10. China's limitless thirst for water

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Susan Ramsay Water is a resource no living creature can do without. As the world's poulation increases, there is a greater demand for water, not just for drinking, but also for farming and industry. China is the most populous nation in the world, but it has only 8 per cent of the world's water resources. Some 80 per cent of these resources ...




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