4 Regions in China Named ‘Extreme Risk’ in Maplecroft’s 2012 Water Stress Index

by China Water Risk 10 May, 2012

10 May 2012 – Maplecroft Water Stress Index 2012 shows that four regions in China: Beijing, Tianjin, Jiangsu and Shandong face ‘extreme risk’ alongside Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

Extreme Risk

Top 10 countries

  1. Bahrain,
  2. Qatar,
  3. Kuwait,
  4. Libya,
  5. Djibouti,
  6. UAE,
  7. Yemen,
  8. Saudi Arabia,
  9. Oman,
  10. Egypt

4 Regions of China

  1. Beijing
  2. Tianjin
  3. Jiangsu
  4. Shandong

4 States of India

  1. Haryana
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Gujarat
  4. Rajasthan


Maplecroft CEO Alyson Warhurst advises, “Businesses should undertake impact assessment and monitoring of water stress and water security and other areas of risk that conflate with such pressures including food security, conflict and energy availability. Supply chain risk, if not managed strategically, can lead to business discontinuity and unforeseen costs that undermine the profitability of projects”.

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