Nanjing cleans stinking riverway with water plants
2018-07-11 15:12:00

Photo taken on July 10 shows the water plants in the Yueya Lake, Nanjing city.

Planting aquatic plants is a widely adopted biological method to improve river courses. These plants can absorb nitrogen, phosphorus and other pollutants in the water. Excessive growth of the plants may affect the river’s outlook to some extent, so a maintenance team scoops up some plants every day, which can be reused as fertilizers.

Source: jschina.com.cn Editor: Dylan