Pollution makes quarter of China water unusable: ministry

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Chine Eaux Pollution Déchêts industriels

CHINE, Pékin. Un ouvrier ramasse les déchets qui jonchent un canal près du centre-ville. 26/11/02. AFP PHOTO/GOH CHAI HIN

Almost a quarter of China’s surface water remains so polluted that it is unfit even for industrial use, while less than half of total supplies are drinkable, data from the environment watchdog showed on Monday.

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