May 13 (Bloomberg) -- Beijing will accelerate the construction of sewage treatment and reclaimed water facilties, the official Xinhua News Agency reported yesterday.
The capital of China plans to build 47 new recycled-water plants from 2013 to 2015, including six slated for completion this year, Xinhua said, citing the Beijing Water Authority.
Reclaimed water has become the second-biggest source of water in Beijing and can be used for industries and agriculture, the report said.
The city will also upgrade 20 sewage treatment plants by 2015, Xinhua said.
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