Challenges: Social

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Almost a decade ago, China's government, at that time was dealing with a major water crisis. Its government initiated a plan that would interlink rivers and build dams that would help increase water supplies all around the country. With the opposition of environmentalists, however, this plan could not be carried out. The water scarcity in China has constantly increased from those years onwards. Even now, the water shortage is just expected to get worse. How did this scarcity in China all of a sudden occur? The source of this deficiency comes from China's own economic success. As an economy grows, people start using more water in their everyday life. This overuse of water knocks down the next of domino, water shortage. What happens next after a shortage occurs?

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