The Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Water pollution has been a “persistent problem” in China, according to the study. Photo: Xinhua The Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Water pollution has been a “persistent problem” in China, according to the study. Photo: Xinhua
The Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Water pollution has been a “persistent problem” in China, according to the study. Photo: Xinhua

NGO reports improve water quality in Chinese province, study finds

  • Volunteers monitored waterways in Jiangsu over 15 months, sending the results to three levels of government
  • Researchers say it led to an average 19 per cent reduction in the concentration of pollutants

Topic |   China pollution
The Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Water pollution has been a “persistent problem” in China, according to the study. Photo: Xinhua The Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Water pollution has been a “persistent problem” in China, according to the study. Photo: Xinhua
The Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Water pollution has been a “persistent problem” in China, according to the study. Photo: Xinhua
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