CHINA Production accident in south China's water plant leaves 3 dead, 2 injured

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Production accident in south China's water plant leaves 3 dead, 2 injured

Xinhua

16:54, September 24, 2020

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HAIKOU, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Three workers have been confirmed dead and two others slightly injured at a sewage treatment facility owned by the Haikou Veolia Water in China's southernmost province of Hainan, local authorities said Thursday.

The accident happened at 9:20 a.m. Thursday in the provincial capital of Haikou. The municipal emergency management, fire, water affairs and public security departments have sent rescuers to the site.

The water company uses a high-efficiency wet air oxidation method to treat degradable organic wastewater.

The accident is still under further investigation. No environmental damages to nearby places have been monitored.



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