Editorial: More Investment Needed for Flood Prevention Infrastructure

Caixin Global | Jul 13, 2020 at 6:51 PM
  • The coronavirus threat has still not receded, but China is already grappling with a new disaster.
  • In fact, China’s yearly inundations demonstrate serious shortcomings in how the country invests in public goods like flood infrastructure and urban drainage systems.
  • Flood prevention and drainage standards remain low, and residents frequently find themselves wading through saturated streets when rainstorms gather overhead.