Can the sea solve China’s water crisis?

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

The highest-tech effort yet to ease China’s water crisis sits between a wide, flat grid of salt farms and two giant cooling towers that rise up from a vast expanse of reclaimed land on the western shore of the Bohai Sea.

Odourless, quiet and billowing clear white smoke into a sharp blue sky, the Beijiang desalination and power plant contrast sharply with the tangled pipes, dirty chimneys and foul waterways more usually associated with China’s traditional industrial landscape…

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