Chapter Thirteen: Gaining and Maintaining Access to Safe Drinking Water
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In The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 2 | ISBN: 9789004168008

China suffers from one of the most acute, persistent water shortages in the world. The problem is not just a lack of water; in fact, only three countries have more fresh water than China. However, with more than 1.25 billion persons, and vast agricultural and industrial sectors, the country's per capita share is only one quarter of the world per capita figure.

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Zhao, Wengeng, “Chapter Thirteen: Gaining and Maintaining Access to Safe Drinking Water”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 20 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004168008_031>



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