Lovely Green, Have a Drink of Water

If ever there was a place just crying out for water treatment, this has place has to be it. This most amazing photo shows you the water you can enjoy as a resident surrounding the Chaohu Lake in Hefei, in the Anhui province of China. This lovely green sludge, algae-filled lake is their reality and has won them the dubious tag of one of the worst polluted bodies of water in the world.

Never to do something by halves, the Chinese government has reportedly invested approximately $8,000,000,000 towards the construction of over 2700 projects for the treatment of eight rivers and lakes throughout the country. And while they are at it, they are looking to establish a big presence in the water desalination market round the world. They have a heck of a proving ground…

Polluted chaohu lake in hefei China Photo credit stringer shanghai reuters

What methods would you use to attempt this water treatment clean up?

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