Beijing set to stay thirsty until 2014

 作者:富回胀     |      日期:2017-10-15 07:48:18
BEIJING residents might well be wondering whether they will ever see the much-needed water they were due to receive by the time the Olympics rolled around. The completion date for a project to bring water to the arid capital city in northern China has been postponed again. China’s northern plain, its breadbasket for thousands of years, is running dry. The country now depends heavily on underground water reserves. Since the scheme launched in 2003, completion dates have moved from 2008 to 2010,