140,000 impoverished people in Sichuan to get clean water
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
CHENGDU, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Sichuan Province vows to make safe drinking water accessible to about 140,000 local residents living under the poverty line this year, the provincial water resources department announced Thursday.
The local government allocated 808 million yuan (116.7 million U.S. dollars) by the end of 2018 to provide 421,500 impoverished people in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture access to clean drinking water, according to the department.
Of the underprivileged ...