It’s been the need of hour to regulate the thousands tons of polluted water at Tianjin, China where the blast occurred last week.

Suffered with a two massive warehouse explosions, Tianjin blast killed 114 people and 57 went missing. The blast at midnight has polluted the air with hazardous chemicals.

Estimated volume of contaminated water at the site of the blast is quoted to be “ten thousands of tones” which needs to be regulated immediately. Due to forecast of possible rainfall at the site, the engineers are processing the pipeline and ground water to pave way for the coming rain water.
The danger will soon occur if the water is not treated soon, as it contains excessive amount of cyanide which was tested at eight of the 40 monitoring stations.

Bao Jingling, chief engineer of Tianjin bureau of environmental protection expressed fear of rain at the site which could result into disturbance the rescue operations. Storage of toxic cyanide could also spread due to rain. But officials confirmed that the storage of 700 tonnes of cyanide has not been affected.

Another danger might occur due to the blast, rain water might get mixed with hazardous scattered chemicals which could set a dangerous chemical reaction. The air quality is being checked for this purpose.
Informing about the survey area by the chemical specialist He Shushan, Vice Mayor of Tianjin said, “We have cleaned 150 to 160 tonnes of sodium cyanide.”