Coal Reserves vs. Water Resources in Northern China

We love infographics and Circle of Blue has put up a great interactive one showing a map of the Bohai Pipeline concept in China, which would bring water from desalination plants along the coastlines into Xilinhot, a mining city in Inner Mongoli, through a complex set of pipelines. It would be a $6 billion (US) project to start. But could it work? The interactive infographic shows both the coal and water reserves from each province that would be affected by the pipeline, and therefore the opening up of norther coal fields. Follow Jaymi on Twitter for more stories like this
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