Groundwater rise in China – WORLD


Rising water table in China Groundwater level in China rose by 2.25 metersWang Daoxi, Vice Minister of Water Resources, said that the average surface water table in China, especially in the north, rose by 2.25 meters between 2018 and 2022 in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, and the deep water table reached an average of 6.72 meters.

Wang explained that in recent years, China has seriously conserved its water resources and increased agricultural productivity. In addition, it was reported that the development of economic sectors that use water is under strict control, and the production capacity that consumes water is reduced in accordance with regulations.

According to Wang, the water quality of streams and lakes in northern China has improved significantly, and at the same time, the diversity of water types has increased. On the other hand, the Deputy Minister, pointing out that the situation with water scarcity essentially persists, stated that the call to avoid excessive withdrawal of groundwater should be repeated constantly.

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