Emergent measures taken to ensure safe water supply in Lanzhou
                 English.news.cn | 2014-04-12 16:21:19 | Editor: Zhu Ningzhu

The local government has taken emergent measures to ensure the safe water supply in affected areas.

A man carries water supplied by the local government in a community in Lanzhou, capital of northwest China's Gansu Province, April 12, 2014. Tap water in downtown Lanzhou has been found to contain excessive levels of benzene, provincial authorities said on Friday. The local government has taken emergent measures to ensure the safe water supply in affected areas. (Xinhua/Zhang Meng)

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