Skip to comments.Yangtze River Turns Red and Turns Up a Mystery
Posted on 09/07/2012 2:31:16 PM PDT by kingattax
For a river known as the "golden watercourse," red is a strange color to see.
Yet that's the shade turning up in the Yangtze River and officials have no idea why.
The red began appearing in the Yangtze, the longest and largest river in China and the third longest river in the world, yesterday near the city of Chongquing, where the Yangtze connects to the Jialin River.
The Yangtze, called "golden" because of the heavy rainfall it receives year-round, runs through Chongqing, Southwest China's largest industrial and commercial center, also known as the "mountain city" because of the hills and peaks upon which its many buildings and factories stand.
The red color stopped some residents in their tracks. They put water from the river in bottles to save it. Fishermen and other workers who rely on the river for income kept going about their business, according to the UK's Daily Mail.
While the river's red coloring was most pronounced near Chongqing it was also reported at several other points. Officials are reportedly investigating the cause.
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This could be Hugh.
He could be rusting.
Revelation 16:4 NIV
The third angel poured out his bowl on the rivers and springs of water, and they became blood.
“Chongqing, Southwest China’s largest industrial and commercial center”
probably industrial pollution
The stink of dead fish will not be a new odor to the Chinese, so the millions of fish that will be killed by this pollution probably will not cause any changes along the river. Eventually, the billions of Chinese will end up ‘disposing of the fish kill’. One could hope in cans of fish for North Korean armies.
Just a small leak of red food coloring number 40.
Scary looking to say the least.....
Any red rainfall?
I thought I read that. The BP oil spill looked something like it too. I’m sure it’s just coincidence.
Satire? Based on what exactly? China’s pollution problem is notorious. It is been said that up to 1/3 of all rivers, lakes, and fresh water sources in China are not even fit for industrial use. That’s pretty bad.
Are there any red algae types? China has a very bad record with industrial pollution, even in their most important waterways. I’d bet on a petchem plant that’s discharging waste illegally.
Maybe they’ve taken a page out of Saddam’s book and are putting dissidents through shredders, just on a Chinese scale. It could be easier to just chum the river than bulldoze for mass graves.
If this is polution the Chinese government just might have figured out a way to keep the population in check...(sarcasm....I think? but who knows with the communists)