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China > Mainland > Severe drought hits SW China

Kilometres long water pipe built to combat water shortage

2010-04-12 01:15:46 GMT2010-04-12 09:15:46 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Villagers wait to get drinking water at Jiaolong Village in Wangmo County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 10, 2010. As severe drought has ravaged China's southwest region since last October, leading to serious drinking water shortage of local human beings and livestocks, the local police managed to build kilomeres long water pipe to help solve the problem. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

A villager drinks water at Jiaolong Village in Wangmo County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 10, 2010. As severe drought has ravaged China's southwest region since last October, leading to serious drinking water shortage of local human beings and livestocks, the local police managed to build kilometres long water pipe to help solve the problem. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

Photo taken on April 10, 2010 shows drough fields at Jiaolong Village in Wangmo County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 10, 2010. As severe drought has ravaged China's southwest region since last October, leading to serious drinking water shortage of local human beings and livestocks, the local police managed to build kilometres long water pipe to help solve the problem. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

A villager gets drinking water at Jiaolong Village in Wangmo County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 10, 2010. As severe drought has ravaged China's southwest region since last October, leading to serious drinking water shortage of local human beings and livestocks, the local police managed to build kilometres long water pipe to help solve the problem. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

Photo taken on April 10, 2010 shows a local little girl collecting water from a pit at Jiaolong Village in Wangmo County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 10, 2010. As severe drought has ravaged China's southwest region since last October, leading to serious drinking water shortage of local human beings and livestocks, the local police managed to build kilometres long water pipe to help solve the problem. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

As severe drought has ravaged China's southwest region since last October, leading to serious drinking water shortage of local human beings and livestocks, the local police managed to build kilomeres long water pipe to help solve the problem.

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