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An elderly man uses a broom to sweep away a burst of algal bloom from the surface of a pond in order to bathe on June 23, 2010 in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province. Zhang Zhiping/CFP
Orange Juice River
Often hidden, water pollution in China can also come in many forms and colors – moving with vivid hues through waterways, irrigation pipes and drinking water taps.