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Long-Distance Water Transfer
A Chinese Case Study and International Experiences
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WATER RESOURCES SERIES Volume 3
Asit K. Biswas
James E. Nickum
© Copyright 1983 United Nations University
Asit K. Biswas, Oxford
K.K. Framji, New Delhi; Yahia Abdel Mageed, Khartoum; Yutaka Takahasi, Tokyo; Gilbert F. White, Boulder, Colorado.
Volume 1: WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN
Selected Papers from the international Symposium held by the International Water Resources Association (IWRA), 7-11 September 1981, Lisbon, Portugal.
Editors: Leo R. Beard and W.H.C. Maxwell.
Volume 2: WATER FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION: Man
and his Environment (Volume 1)
A selection of papers prepared for the IVth World Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA), 5-9 September 1982, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Volume 3: LONG-DISTANCE WATER TRANSFER: A
Chinese Case Study and International Experiences
Editors: Asit K. Biswas, Zuo Dakang, James E. Nickum and Liu Changming.
Volume 4: RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT
Proceedings of the National Symposium on River Basin Development, 4-10 December 1981, Dacca, Bangladesh.
Editor-in-Chief: Munir Zaman; Editors: Asit K. Biswas, Amjad H. Khan and Ainun Nishat.
Volume 5: RAIN AND STORMWATER HARVESTING IN RURAL AREAS: A Report by the United Nations Environment Programme.
Volume 6: WATER FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION: Man
and his Environment (Volume 11)
Proceedings of the IVth World Congress, International Water Resources Association (IWRA), 5-9 September 1982, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Editor: W. Hall C. Maxwell.
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Chapter 1.Long-distance water transfer: problems and prospects
Chapter 2. The river Nile: main water transfer projects in Egypt and impacts on Egyptian agriculture
Chapter 3. Agricultural water management and the environment
Chapter 4. Japanese water transfer: a review
Chapter 5. The Texas water system: implications for environmental assessment in planning for interbasin water transfers
Chapter 6. China's south-to-north water transfer proposals
Chapter 7. Natural conditions in the proposed water transfer region
Chapter 8. Land use and crop allocation in the proposed water transfer region
Chapter 9. South-north water transfer project plans
Chapter 10. Environmental implications of water transfer
Chapter 11. Impact of water transfer on the natural environment
Chapter 12. Impact of south-to-north water transfer upon the natural environment
Chapter 13. Institutions and China's long-distance water transfer proposals
Chapter 14. The Chang Jiang diversion project: an overview of economic and environmental issues
Chapter 15. Water balance in the water transfer region
Chapter 16. Integrated evaluation of the surface and groundwater resources of the Hai and Luan He basins
Chapter 17. Preliminary estimation of natural runoff in the Huai He basin
Chapter 18. Shallow groundwater resources of the Huang-Huai-Hai plain
Chapter 19. Potential evaporation and field water consumption in the north China plain
Chapter 20. Analysis of storage for the regulation of surface water in the Huang-Huai-Hai plain for south-to-north water transfer
Chapter 21. Using ancient channels to regulate water through storage: the example of the Hebei plain
Chapter 22.On the problem of water supply in the Hai-Luan plain
Chapter 23. Some aspects of the necessity and feasibility of China's proposed south-to-north water transfer
Chapter 24. The atmospheric moisture balance in the proposed water transfer region
Chapter 25. The effect of south-to-north water transfer on saltwater intrusion in the Chang Jiang estuary
Chapter 26. An investigation of the water quality and pollution in the rivers of the proposed water transfer region
Chapter 27. Possible effects of the proposed eastern transfer route on the fish stock of the principal water bodies along the course
Chapter 28. Effect of diverting water from south to north on the ecosystem of the Huang-Huai-Hai plain
Chapter 29. An experimental study of improving the Saline-alkali soil in the Yucheng experimental area, Shandong province
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