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After China's multibillion-dollar cleanup, water still unfit to drink

A fisherman looks for fish in the algae-filled Dianchi Lake in Kunming, Yunnan province in this May 12, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

A fisherman looks for fish in the algae-filled Dianchi Lake in Kunming, Yunnan province in this May 12, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

A fisherman looks for fish in the algae-filled Dianchi Lake in Kunming, Yunnan province in this May 12, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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A cleaner paddles on a polluted river while collecting garbage in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in this May 31, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Sean Yong/Files

A cleaner paddles on a polluted river while collecting garbage in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in this May 31, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Sean Yong/Files

A cleaner paddles on a polluted river while collecting garbage in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in this May 31, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Sean Yong/Files
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A dead fish floats in water filled with blue-green algae at the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province in this August 20, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

A dead fish floats in water filled with blue-green algae at the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province in this August 20, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

A dead fish floats in water filled with blue-green algae at the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province in this August 20, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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A boy swims in the algae-filled coastline of Qingdao, Shandong province in this July 15, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

A boy swims in the algae-filled coastline of Qingdao, Shandong province in this July 15, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

A boy swims in the algae-filled coastline of Qingdao, Shandong province in this July 15, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files
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