Lishui's air quality ranks 7th in China

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated : Jun 16, 2020 L M S


Lishui in Zhejiang province boasts an excellent ecological environment. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

According to information on the state of China's ecological environment in 2019 released recently by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, Lishui in East China's Zhejiang province ranked seventh among 337 cities at and above prefectural level in China.

In 2019, Lishui recorded 182 days with grade I, or excellent, air quality, and 176 days of grade II, or fairly good, air quality. The days with grade I and II air quality accounted for 98.1 percent of the whole year.

And, in 2019, all the nine counties (county-level cities and districts) of Lishui met the second-level national standard for ambient air quality with a composite index between 2.26 and 3.06, slightly higher than the previous year.