Wastewater from industrial hub threatens river in northern Vietnam

March 18, 2024

Originating in Phia Biooc Peak within the mountainous province of Bac Kan, the Cau River traverses several northern provinces and cities, including Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, Hanoi, and Bac Ninh. Nguyen Thi Hanh, a 49-year-old resident of Ninh Son Ward in Viet Yen Town, Bac Giang Province, northern Vietnam, relies on borehole water. Moreover, it undergoes internal inspections and scrutiny by the Center for Disease Control of Bac Giang Province. A wastewater channel in Hoa Long Ward of Bac Ninh City in Bac Ninh Province, northern Vietnam empties directly into the Cau River. Meanwhile, there are many industrial parks and craft villages along the Cau River in both Bac Ninh and Bac Giang Provinces.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News