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Water tanks in drought disaster areas of Guangxi


15:55, May 08, 2012

A "water tank" with capacity of 1,000 cubic meters is full of water because of the nearby mountain spring in Tianlin county of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/ Huang Xiaobang)

Edited and translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

The heaviest drought disaster hit Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in 2010, which results more than 2.25 million people difficult in drinking. To solve the water problem, Guangxi launches a campaign to build 3,387 household "water tanks" with a total capacity of 203,220 cubic meters in Tianlin county of Guangxi, which solves the problem of unsafe water for 31,531 people.

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