Waste water in Xintang in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province. Photo: Greenpeace Waste water in Xintang in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province. Photo: Greenpeace
Waste water in Xintang in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province. Photo: Greenpeace

Southern China’s million-tonne raw sewage problem

Untreated waste water is pouring into the Pearl River Delta, with only about a third of rivers in Guangdong province meeting minimum standards, environmental watchdog says

Waste water in Xintang in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province. Photo: Greenpeace Waste water in Xintang in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province. Photo: Greenpeace
Waste water in Xintang in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province. Photo: Greenpeace
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