ADB Helps Improve Clean Water Delivery in Small Chinese Cities

Tap water. The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan that will help improve water delivery services in China. Photo by: Amanda / CC BY

The Asian Development Bank has approved $200 million in loans to help improve water delivery services to households and businesses in small and medium-sized cities in China.

The loan will be given to the China Water Affairs Group Ltd., which will use the money to upgrade, purchase and operate municipal water networks in the cities, with the goal of providing them with up to 2 million cubic meters of treated water daily by 2015.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.