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    For a river known as the "golden watercourse," red is a strange color to see.

    Yet that's the shade turning up in the Yangtze River and officials have no idea why.

    The red began appearing in the Yangtze, the longest and largest river in China and the third longest river in the world, yesterday near the city of Chongquing, where the Yangtze connects to the Jialin River.

    The Yangtze, called "golden" because of the heavy rainfall it receives year-round, runs through Chongqing, Southwest China's largest industrial and commercial center, also known as the "mountain city" because of the hills and peaks upon which its many buildings and factories stand.

    The red color stopped some residents in their tracks. They put water from the river in bottles to save it. Fishermen and other workers who rely on the river for income kept going about their business, according to the UK's Daily Mail.

    While the river's red coloring was most pronounced near Chongqing it was also reported at several other points.
    Officials are reportedly investigating the cause.
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    More than likely industrial pollution.

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    No, its not pollution you idiot, its happened a few other places in the last year.

    I think they are saying it was a gas pocket which also have some mineral in it that turns color in water.

    This is the third report of this happening.

    Pollution, whatever.
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    Right...gas pocket. Most likely marsh gas from your butt.

    China has a huge air and water pollution problem. But since you don't recognize these issues then they don't exist.

    What a nutter you are.

    Pollution turning China's Yangtze river "cancerous"


    http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Po...cancerous.html

    China's famed Yangtze river is turning "cancerous" due to increasing pollution, putting at risk the drinking water for Shanghai and many other cities along its banks, state media said Tuesday.

    Yuan Aiguo, a professor with the China University of Geosciences, told Xinhua news agency that authorities should pay urgent attention to the pollution woes in the Yangtze, which is China's longest river and third longest in the world.

    "Many officials think the pollution is nothing for the Yangtze... but the pollution is actually very serious," said Yuan, while Xinhua described the state of the water as "cancerous".

    Liu Guangzhao, another scientist, was quoted as saying the Yangtze was in danger of becoming a "dead river", with many plant and animal species already disappearing.

    There were 126 animal species living in the Yangtze in the mid 1980s, but the number was down to 52 by 2002 due to the pollution, he said.

    Environmentalists believe a combination of industrial and agricultural discharges, along with sewage and ship waste, are to blame.


    Lu Jianjian, a professor with the East China Normal University, told Xinhua the Yangtze absorbed about 25 billion tons of waste water a year -- more than 40 percent of the country's total.

    More than 80 percent of this waste water entered the Yangzte untreated, said Lu, who is a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the country's parliamentary advisory body.

    Lu warned the citizens of Shanghai and many other cities, which are dependent on the Yangzte for their drinking water, were being placed at risk.

    More than 500 pumping stations are located on the Yangtze's banks to draw drinking water, Xinhua reported. Some of the stations have been moved midstream in an effort to avoid the worst of the pollution at the river's edges, it said.

    The Yangtze stretches 6,300 kilometers (3,906 miles) from the northwestern province of Qinghai and traverses through 186 cities, including Shanghai, before emptying into the East China Sea.

    More than 70 percent of China's rivers and lakes are polluted, while underground water supplies in 90 percent of Chinese cities are contaminated, according to previous state press reports.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bosco View Post
    No, its not pollution you idiot, its happened a few other places in the last year.

    I think they are saying it was a gas pocket which also have some mineral in it that turns color in water.

    This is the third report of this happening.

    Pollution, whatever.

    I seem to recall hearing of something a while back..... You recall where?? What they ended up attributing it to??
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    http://www.google.com/search?q=china...w=1783&bih=975

    The Yangtze is one of the worlds most polluted rivers.

    One minute researching will give you an idea of the extent of it.

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    Yangtze_River_3.jpg

    This is what it looked like -the 'river gorges' before they built the " 3 Gorges Dam" -it it still an impressive sight, here is a site that shows a cruise up the Yangtze. http://www.china-family-adventure.co...er-gorges.html

    China's idea is to get filthy rich now ( which they are doing), -recall they were the "sick man of Asia" until Peng allowed state capitalism -
    so the Communist Party can cling to power. The Chinese are willing to live under Imperial rule, as long as the Emperor ( or Party) provides a decent living.

    But like everything, actions cause repercussions, they have a mess on their hands -
    Imagine a population of 1,344,130,000 - (2011) living in an area approximately the size of the US.

    China is flexing it's muscle, but they wil have to pay the price for pollution and over population. I'll leave Tibet out of this
    but that is an indicator of the ruthless exploitation, and iron fisted rule the ppl live under.

    I suppose it's better then living with dysentary, and famine -but they still have to work thru this. Now they have plenty of money, remote villages are being built FULLY green, but the Yangtze, and air pollution of -say Beijing, are a chronic problem

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Cosby View Post
    I seem to recall hearing of something a while back..... You recall where?? What they ended up attributing it to??
    Yeah, it was a river in Labanon,

    Lebanon’s Beirut River mysteriously turns Blood Red! (Bible Prophecy/February 16, 2012)



    See also- www.naharnet.com The environment ministry was on Thursday investigating the mysterious blood red color that tainted the Beirut River a day earlier, urging the Hazmiyeh and Baabda municipalities to cooperate with it. Beirut police went in vain up and down the stream on Wednesday to locate the source of the red liquid. As Safir daily said that the ministry’s team of experts headed by Bassam Sabbagh made an initial finding that the pollutant has no odor and that the red color could come from blood, a chemical, or a dye. “The source of the pollution hasn’t been identified yet because it comes from a closed sewage,” Environment Minister Nazem al-Khoury said. “But it could probably be from the Hazmiyeh or Baabda municipalities. “He urged the municipalities to cooperate as soon as possible to determine the source and type of pollution. “There is a possibility that a factory threw pollutants or a slaughterhouse” threw the remains of animals, al-Khoury said.An unlicensed farm could also be behind the pollution, he added. The same thing happened here in the states back on Mon, Aug 1, 2011 when a Texas lake turned blood-red this past summer as well. Here is that link for that news story. news.yahoo.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darmosiel View Post
    Right...gas pocket. Most likely marsh gas from your butt.

    China has a huge air and water pollution problem. But since you don't recognize these issues then they don't exist.

    What a nutter you are.

    Pollution turning China's Yangtze river "cancerous"


    http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Po...cancerous.html

    China's famed Yangtze river is turning "cancerous" due to increasing pollution, putting at risk the drinking water for Shanghai and many other cities along its banks, state media said Tuesday.

    Yuan Aiguo, a professor with the China University of Geosciences, told Xinhua news agency that authorities should pay urgent attention to the pollution woes in the Yangtze, which is China's longest river and third longest in the world.

    "Many officials think the pollution is nothing for the Yangtze... but the pollution is actually very serious," said Yuan, while Xinhua described the state of the water as "cancerous".

    Liu Guangzhao, another scientist, was quoted as saying the Yangtze was in danger of becoming a "dead river", with many plant and animal species already disappearing.

    There were 126 animal species living in the Yangtze in the mid 1980s, but the number was down to 52 by 2002 due to the pollution, he said.

    Environmentalists believe a combination of industrial and agricultural discharges, along with sewage and ship waste, are to blame.


    Lu Jianjian, a professor with the East China Normal University, told Xinhua the Yangtze absorbed about 25 billion tons of waste water a year -- more than 40 percent of the country's total.

    More than 80 percent of this waste water entered the Yangzte untreated, said Lu, who is a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the country's parliamentary advisory body.

    Lu warned the citizens of Shanghai and many other cities, which are dependent on the Yangzte for their drinking water, were being placed at risk.

    More than 500 pumping stations are located on the Yangtze's banks to draw drinking water, Xinhua reported. Some of the stations have been moved midstream in an effort to avoid the worst of the pollution at the river's edges, it said.

    The Yangtze stretches 6,300 kilometers (3,906 miles) from the northwestern province of Qinghai and traverses through 186 cities, including Shanghai, before emptying into the East China Sea.

    More than 70 percent of China's rivers and lakes are polluted, while underground water supplies in 90 percent of Chinese cities are contaminated, according to previous state press reports.

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    Without knowing all the details, my first guess would be some sort of sulfuric bacteria - I've seen Greenwood Lake in New York turn reddish/pinkish a few years ago and that was the culprit then...

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