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Water quality safe despite salt tide

12-21-2011 14:10 BJT

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China’s water department has launched emergency measures to prevent the salt tide from affecting water safety in the Macao Special Administrative Region.

The salt tide occurs when the mouth of the river lies below sea level. Seawater flows back into the river during the dry season. The problem is aggravated during high tide. Macao is located at the downstream of the Pearl River Delta.

The Directer of Harbor Office of Macao, Wong Man-tou, says the water supply is sufficient, and water safety has not been much affected by the worst salt tides in recent years.

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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