News FocusCHINA'S ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES

Fears Over Western Water Crisis

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Science  01 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5889, pp. 630
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5889.630

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Summary

Dramatic reductions in water flow in the Tarim River, the lifeblood of Xinjiang Province, mean provincial authorities must act fast to conserve water and find alternative water sources.