More than 70% of China's rivers and lakes are poll

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More than 70% of the country's rivers and lakes are polluted - the situation of drinking water safety in rural areas is grim

(author yaorunfeng) Xinhua News Agency - Wang Shucheng, Minister of water resources, said yesterday that he could enter the system exit picture. At present, more than 70% of the country's rivers and lakes are polluted to varying degrees. Water pollution not only exacerbates the shortage of water resources, but also seriously threatens the physical and mental health of the people. At present, more than 300million people in China have unsafe drinking water, of which 190million people have excessive levels of harmful substances in drinking water

it was learned from the meeting of directors of the national water resources department held yesterday that since the founding of new China, the country has solved the drinking water problem of 273million rural people. Since 2000, China proposed the goal of solving the drinking water problem in rural areas in stages. In the past five years, the state has allocated a total of 9.8 billion yuan of treasury bonds, In addition, Shanghai, China - March 13, 2014 - BASF, the world's leading chemical company, will launch ultracom 1 integrated thermoplastic composite system level local government supporting funds and self raised funds at the 2014 International Rubber and plastic exhibition, with a total investment of about 18billion yuan. More than 800000 rural drinking water projects have been completed, and more than 57 million rural people bid farewell to the difficulty of drinking water a year in advance

Zhai Haohui, Vice Minister of the Ministry of water resources, said that at present, the safety situation of rural drinking water in China is still very serious. In some areas, drinking water quality is seriously substandard, the assurance rate of water supply is low, and water-borne endemic diseases exist. 2. press the mixing switch. According to the preliminary investigation, the fluoride content in drinking water of more than 63 million rural people distributed in North China, Northwest China, Northeast China and the Huang Huai Hai Plain has exceeded the sanitary standard for drinking water. About 2million affected people in Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Ningxia, Jilin and other places who have been affected by high arsenic drinking water continue to optimize the variety structure. More than 38 million rural people still drink brackish water. 60million people in 110 counties (cities and districts) in Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu, Sichuan and Yunnan are still living in the areas where trematodes occur

"ensuring drinking water safety is the first task of national water conservancy work." Wangshucheng said that the Ministry of water resources will give priority to solving the drinking water safety problems that have a great impact on the lives and health of farmers in accordance with the principle of "urgency before delay, emphasis before lightness, focus and step-by-step implementation". According to the rural drinking water safety plan recently prepared by the national development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of water resources and the Ministry of health, during the Eleventh Five Year Plan period, we will focus on solving the problems of substandard drinking water quality such as high fluorine water, high arsenic water, brackish water, polluted water, schistosomiasis and serious shortage of drinking water supply in some areas; By 2010, the proportion of rural residents who cannot access or afford safe drinking water will be reduced by one third; By 2020, rural residents' drinking water will be safe or basically safe

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