Safeerah Moteen – Science

Recently, China has been facing a severe water scarcity, specifically the Northern part of the country. Some factors that may play a part in this problem are uneven distribution of water sources, rapid economic development, and urbanization that is due to large and growing population, and poor water resource management. The mother river of Beijing, Yeung Ding used to run long and wide and was the life blood of the capital for centuries. However, for the past 30 years, it has been completely dry. Some factors that are in control of the Chinese citizens are urbanization and poor water resource management and improving water resource management is a cost-affective option.