Chinese and indolent capitalists alike have been marvelling at the colourful state of the nation’s rivers, which have lately even managed “red as blood.”
Residents of a city in China’s Henan province recently found a river running through their city “running red as blood.”
The red waters flowed down from a culvert to the north, and residents reported nothing untoward the day before.
Even local environmental officials were surprised, and could only speculate that “upstream rainwater and sewage have mixed to cause the effect,” although they still have no idea what exactly caused the issue.
Online, there is some wonderment at the range of colours, and even textures, now visible in China’s waterways: