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Jiaxing announces 10 beautiful rivers

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated : Sep 7, 2020


Lingong River in Nanhu district. [Photo/WeChat account: jxfabu]

Jiaxing in East China's Zhejiang province announced its first group of 10 beautiful rivers on Sept 6, local media reported.

The 10 rivers were selected from 115 candidates that were chosen by experts and the public.

Jiaxing has been paying close attention to river management in recent years. Statistics show that the rate of drinking water sources that achieved national standards has been improved from 2.4 percent in 2012 to 91.3 percent in 2019, the highest increase in Zhejiang.

In the first seven months of this year, the water quality of sources of drinking water in Jiaxing reached national standards.

In addition, a map marked with companies equipped with environmentally protection facilities, as well as beautiful rivers and villages recognized by the Jiaxing municipal government was also published at the meeting.

Local residents are welcomed to visit these companies to learn how these facilities improve water and air qualities and recycle waste and experience the achievements made by Jiaxing in environmental improvement by visiting these rivers and villages.

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