19 March 2019

Yunnan set to allocate US$4 billion to clean lakes, paper says

Southwestern China’s Yunnan province will spend 24.6 billion yuan (US$4 billion) to upgrade the water quality of its nine lakes and their ecological systems this year, with 12.6 billion yuan earmarked for cleaning the famous Dianchi Lake in Kunming, the provincial capital, China Daily reported Thursday, local officials.  Measures to restore the lakes include water diversion and anti-pollution ditches for waste discharge, executive vice-governor Li Jiang was quoted sa saying.

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