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China Water

China Water

Edited by Ministry of Water Resources of the People’s Republic of China

ISBN: 978-1-84464-674-6

Ebook ISBN: 978-1-84464-675-3

Hardback - 196 pages

October 2021


£80 €100 $130



At a time when global water resources are under increasing pressure, every country is doing her best to find solutions to achieve goal 6 of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The history of China's development is, so to speak, a history of water control. In the new era and under new circumstances, China has taken an active part in the reform of the global water governance system and made positive contributions to ensuring global water security.

This book tells the story of China water. It introduces the development of water science and technology it reflects China’s water control ideas and water conservancy construction achievements




Chapter 01 China’s Water Management System and Policies

Chapter 02 Water Resources Management and Protection

Chapter 03 Water Saving

Chapter 04 Construction and Operation Management of Water Conservancy Projects

Chapter 05 River and Lake Management

Chapter 06 Rural Water Supply

Chapter 07 Irrigation and Drainage

Chapter 08 Soil and Water Conservation

Chapter 09 Flood and Drought Disaster Prevention

Chapter 10 Small Hydropower

Chapter 11 Hydrologic Monitoring and Administration

Chapter 12 Development of Water Science and Technology

Chapter 13 The Three Gorges Comprehensive Water Conservancy Project on the Yangtze River

Chapter 14 The South-to-North Water Diversion Project



The Ministry of Water Resources, as an important department of the State

Council in charge of Chinese water administration, it has continued to

uphold the general situation of serving economic and social development, to

deepen institutional reforms, and to promote functional transformation. It has established a water management system mechanism that optimizes cooperative efficiency and safeguards water security for economic and social development.

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