Half of China live without sewage treatment

More than half of China's population live without any form of sewage treatment, China Daily reported on Friday, citing city planning experts.

At the end of 2005, 278 cities across the China had no sewage treatment facilities whatsoever, the report added, citing Zhao
Baojiang, chairman of the China association of city planning.

About 5,000 administrative towns and 20,000 market towns also had no sewage treatment facilities, he was quoted as saying.

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