More precipitation and improved efficiency of water consumption
China’s 2020 Water Resources Bulletin Released
The Chinese Ministry of Water Resources lately released the 2020 Water Resources Bulletin of the country. According the released data, China received 706.5mm of precipitation in 2020 and its total water availability was estimated to be 3160.5 billion m³, which were respectively 10% and 14% higher than long term average. Water consumption of the country in 2020 totalled 581.29 billion m³, 20.83 billion less than that of 2019. Average water consumption of was 412m³ per capita, and 57.2m³ per 10,000 CNY GDP.