On 27th March 2013 the Mayor of Hefei city, Hong Jiang, received Steinhardt CEO, Joerg Steinhardt, in the local municipal political centre. Steinhardt’s company possesses specialist knowledge in the field of waste-water treatment. Hong Jiang gave a picture of Hefei’s economic and social development and explained that the redevelopment of Chao Lake, China’s fourth largest lake, is of vital importance to the city. There are already a number of projects running. Hong Jiang welcomed the visit from the expert in the field of waste-water treatment on his trip to the region to assist in the sanitation of Chao Lake. Joerg Steinhardt was optimistic that the technical advantages of Steinhardt’s waste-water treatment products could be put to good use here. The Steinhardt company would make every effort to offer constructive assistance in the redevelopment of Chao Lake.