As if the biblical blood-red river in Cangnan wasn’t bad enough, a pollution-fostered “Yellow River” appeared in Wenzhou’s Shuitou Town recently. Yeah, you know your pollution’s bad when your network of waterways resembles a giant magician’s streamer.
After a netizen uploaded photos of a rust-colored river near Choutou Village, reporters went to the site, and found that the river teemed with yellow pollutants.
The river in all its contaminated glory.
Pingyang Environmental Monitor Team and Shuitou Environmental Protection Bureau sent their staff to to the river to collect samples.
Ye Dong, the Vice-Captain of Pingyang Environmental Monitor Team found the water quality was neutral after PH value test and ruled out the possibility of industrial sewage contamination.
According to the representative by Shuitou Environmental Protection Bureau, the sample would be immediately sent to the nearby monitoring station for further inspection.
As seen in the photo, the river is also inundated with trash.
[Images Via Tencent News]
By Christy Lau