Beijing residents will have water from melted snow this winter


China, which faces a chronic lack of water will collect and melt the snow this winter for some to fuel tanks,according to city officials.

Three rivers serve as reservoirs, which will be transported snow melted.

Two vehicles capable of melting snow and water to make 100 cubic meters of snow per hour will be positioned near Tiananmen Square in the center of the Chinese capital.

Northern China is facing a shortage of water due to a recurring increasing demand, drought and warming.

Water consumption per one personĀ  in Beijing, a metropolis with 20 million inhabitants, is superior to its water reserves. Some experts believe that the metropolis has reached a critical juncture, was forced to seek water resources ever further.

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Posted by E.Hillwig on Nov 12 2010. Filed under Featured News, Health. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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