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China to treat polluted water at blast site

Source: Economic Times, Date: August , 2015

Thousands of tonnes of contaminated water at China's Tianjin port the site of two massive warehouse explosions on August 12, needs to be treated over fears that rain may exacerbate the problem. Pipeline and ground water at the blast site will be processed and drained to make room for the coming rain, Xinhua quoted Bao Jingling, chief engineer of Tianjin bureau of environmental protection as saying on Tuesday. On Monday, water tested at eight of the 40 water monitoring stations in the area was found to contain excessive cyanide, with some samples containing 28.4 times more than the standard, according to Bao.

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