Financing Cross-Border Solutions for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in the Pearl River Delta

Wastewater pollution and inadequate sewage treatment have created an immense problem in Guangdong. Millions of tons of raw sewage are discharged into the river every day and the situation will continue to worsen if this practice continues.
The objective of this paper is to suggest private sector generated innovative financing methods and cross-border solutions for water and wastewater treatment plants in the Pearl River Delta. This paper will attempt to analyse the nature, origins, and implications of attempting to solve the municipal wastewater pollution problems.