Pollution Reduction through Wastewater Management

Hebei Province covers an area of 188,000 km2. With a population of 70.34 million in 2009, Hebei lies in the heavily polluted Hai River Basin, which drains into the Bohai Sea through nine tributaries. The Hebei Province Wastewater Management Project was implemented in fi ve cities—Baoding, Chengde, Tangshan, Xuanhua, and Zhangjiakou—all priority areas under the Hai River Basin Pollution Prevention and Control Plan.