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Well That’s Reassuring: Suzhou River in Shanghai Turned Black Yesterday

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On March 25, Sina Weibo user “@小骑士Giselle” posted bird’s eye photos of a black substance spreading across the (normally yellow colored) Suzhou River in Shanghai. The black spot was spotted floating eastward at about 14:20 and measured around 100 m across.

Understandably, in wake of recent “events”, this post caught the media’s attention, with many speculating that this black spot was some form of liquid pollution that had been dumped into the river.

Meanwhile, the Shanghai Water Department responded by saying that this was just normal discharge from the rainwater pumping station, that it would be dispersed in a few hours and that it didn’t affect the water quality.

See also: Shanghai Dead Pig Scandal: Could Arsenic be the Key to the Mystery?

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lightend

funny, iv never seen any other river in the world turn black like this...

Mar 30, 2013 13:17

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