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80 Percent Of Water From Underground Wells In China Not Fit To Drink

Source: Tech Times | April 13th, 2016 | By Catherine Cabral-Isabedra
Location: China

More than 80 percent of China’s water from underground wells is not suitable for drinking or even bathing, a new study found.

According to a new statistical study, underground wells, mostly in Central and Northern China are overly exposed to contaminants from industrial factories and farming.

The study tested 2,103 underground wells and found that 32.9 percent of the tested wells had Grade 4 quality water that is only fit for industrial uses. Additionally, about 47.3 percent even have Grade 5 quality, which means that contaminants like fluoride, manganese and compounds used in fungicides are present in the water…

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