Addressing China's Water Scarcity: A Synthesis of Recommendations for Selected Water Resource Management Issues (World Bank Publications) by Jian Xie
English | Dec. 22, 2008 | ISBN: 0821376454 | 198 Pages | PDF | 14 MB
For years, water shortages, water pollution, and flooding have constrained growth and affected public health and welfare in many parts of China. Given continuing economic trends and population growth, the pressures on the country's water resources are likely to worsen. The widening gap between water supply and demand, along with deteriorating water quality caused by widespread pollution, suggests that a severe water scarcity crisis is emerging.