According to China’s water conservancy statistics, China’s Northern region, specifically Beijing and Tianjin are experiencing, and have been for a long time, severe water shortages. In 2011 Beijing had 134m³ of rain, while Tianjin only had 116m³
In order to conserve water, China’s national development and reform commission has announced that by the end of 2015 a comprehensive ladder pricing system will be implemented, which will see the price of water increase dramatically.
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