River water becomes blood red in Shaoxing of Zhejiang Province

Updated:Wed, May 9, 2012 07:11 AM   By Bernd Chang

Water pollution,Waste water

The water in the river beside Zhejiang Huadong Textile & Dyeing Co.,Ltd in New Second Village in Shaoxing Binhai Industrial Area dyed to blood red on May 8th, 2012.

Chinese netizens reveal that the river water beside a textile factory in Shaoxing of Zhejiang Province appears blood red due to heavy water pollution.
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May 8, Chinese netizens reveal that the river water beside Zhejiang Huadong Textile & Dyeing Co.,Ltd in an industrial area in Shaoxing of Zhejiang Province appears blood red apprently due to heavy water pollution. Investigation of the local environmental bureau finds that the cause is that the waste water pipeline of a foreign chemical company burst open. The red waste water flowed into the river and polluted the downstream 400 meter long river water. Local residents say that the pollution has caused extinction of all fishes and shrimps of the river. On May 9, local environmental bureau pumped the water into a waste water treating factory and the color of the river water began to fade.

 

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