Economics Ministry mulls ways to promote water recycling, reuse

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/10
By: Huang Chiao-wen and Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, April 10 (CNA) The Ministry of Economic Affairs is considering measures to promote

John Deng (CNA file photo)

John Deng (CNA file photo)

water recycling and reuse, especially in the industrial sector, to prevent the amount of water supplied to industrial users from growing any further, an official said Friday.

Taiwan is currently stuck in its worst drought in decades, and strict water rationing measures, including suspending water supplies to households two days a week, were launched in northern Taiwan on Wednesday on a rotating basis, to preserve dwindling supplies.

In Tainan and Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan, water supplies to industrial users will be cut by 10 percent beginning on April 15.     [FULL  STORY]

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