No water? Dig wells – "Who would dig up wells if there's enough water? There's just no water." Beijing residents take matters into their own hands and find groundwater near their homes.
No water? Dig wells – The Shuimo Community in Beijing's Haidian District has grown too fast and freshwater supplies can't keep up with the expansion.
No water? Dig wells – Graffiti on a wall, advertising well-digging services. A well can cost up to $6,500, according to residents.
No water? Dig wells – Water authorities say new residents of the community have built homes illegally over public water pipelines.
No water? Dig wells – Researchers say China is facing a freshwater crisis, with population growth, pollution, and industrial development diminishing supplies.