An oldman, living in Xinhe Village, excitedly said:“televisions have reported thisriver for many times. Submerged plans can be seen clearly though the riverdepth is 2m. Many local manages have come to see this river, and localgovernment attaches great importance to it. Better water quality and more greenspace makes residents get more happiness.”
“I have lived here for 10 years, thedirty water has become beautiful, so the apartments, which cannot be sold out,are full recently.” the cleaning woman said emotionally, when she referred toDuanpu River.
“It is rare to see such a clean water! I have lived near Houhenggang River for yearsand unexpectedly the past all the year round green, dark and smelly river hadbecome so beautiful.”Yinong Li, the resident of JingchangWenlange, GongshuDistrict, Hangzhou, said:“In the past, people got used to through rubbish into the river, buttheir notions are changed now. Residents like admire scenery, walk along theriver bank after work, and look forward to better river, without littering.”
--eastday.com Sep 2ed, 2013