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We estimate that some provinces and regions will see rather large shortages during peak water use periods.” Good Websites and Sources: PBS Audio Visual on China’s Water Problems ; Earth Policy Report on Water Scarcity and Food 2009 Business Week Article ; Worldwatch article on water and grain prices ; Wikipedia article on China’s Water Crisis Wikipedia ; Books: China’s Water Crisis by Ma Jun.
China supports 20 percent of the world population with only 7 percent of is water.The water available for each person in China is one forth the global average and this portion is expected to shrink to one fifth as the population grows.North China is chronically short of water and subject to frequent droughts.The World Bank warns of “catastrophic consequences for future generations” caused by water shortages.
In some places the water shortages are so severe that once fertile farmland and grazing areas have been turned into dust bowls, drinking water is brought by the army in trucks, crops are watered by hand and farmers lay out plastic sheets to collect every last drop of water when there is rain.
Org (Chinese Government Environmental News cn/english/environment ; New York Times Multimedia Series on Pollution in China ; China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) ; EIN News Service’s China Environment News einnews.com/china/newsfeed-china-environment Wikipedia article on Environment of China ; Wikipedia ; China Environmental Protection Foundation (a Chinese Government Organization) cn/cepf_english ; Global Environmental Institute (a Chinese non-profit NGO) ; Beijing Energy Network (a Chinese grassroots environmental group) ; Greenpeace China greenpeace.org/china/en ; China Digital Times Collection of Articles ; Brief History of Chinese Environment ; Article on Wetlands Degradation library.; Useful But Dated Source List on te Environment and China edu ; China Environmental Forum at the Wilson Center ; International Fund for China’s Environment ; China Watch ; China Environmental law Blog ; World Resources Institute ; China Environmental Industry Network Expert: Ma Jun director of Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs and author of Links in this Website: ENVIRONMENT IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; GLOBAL WARMING IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; AIR POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; WATER POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; WATER SHORTAGES IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; DEFORESTATION AND DESERTIFICATION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; GARBAGE AND RECYCLING IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; ENVIRONMENT, GOVERNMENT POLICY AND FIGHTING POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; Factsanddetails.com/China ; ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS AND PROTESTS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; THE 2008 OLYMPICS IN BEIJING, POLLUTION WEATHER Factsanddetails.com/China ; LAND AND GEOGRAPHY OF CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; WEATHER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; DAMS AND HYDRO POWER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; THREE GORGES AND THREE GORGES DAM Factsanddetails.com/China ; COAL IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; NUCLEAR POWER AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGIES Factsanddetails.com/China ; WATER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China The shortage of water is a big problem in many cities.