Analysis of Problems of Unsafe Drinking Water in Rural Areas in China

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In the process of solving rural drinking water safety,there are some problems need to attach great importance. Evaluation index system of rural drinking water safety includes water quality, quantity, convenience, and dependability. Figure 1 shows that Polluted water is the main reason of unsafe drinking water quality, 40.9% of unsafe drinking water quality, 28.8% of unsafe drinking water. Figure 2 shows that basically the discharge of waste water each year from 1998 to 2009 is increasing, the total discharge of waste water across China from 1997 to 2009 reached to 621.945 billion t. Table 2 shows that national industrial solid waste generation and utilization is increasing,but discharge decreasing, industrial solid waste, directly or indirectly polluted water environment, especially rural drinking water sources. The paper draws a conclusion that there are some problems of rural drinking water such as rural unsafe drinking water quality, lack of laws and regulations and effective management, serious rural water pollution.

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Xuejun Zhou

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706-709

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.94-96.706

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Z. H. Liu "Analysis of Problems of Unsafe Drinking Water in Rural Areas in China", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 94-96, pp. 706-709, 2011

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September 2011

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