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River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project

River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project

Local experts and Dr Marcus Cooling YRCC expedition Yellow River

Client:
ACEDP

The AUD $3.9 million River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project was managed by the IWC from August 2009 to March 2012 under the Australia-China Environment Development Partnership (ACEDP). The project aimed to improve China’s national approaches to water resource management in the areas of river health and environmental flow assessment and implementation.

Project Category: Applied Research

Key Areas of Work: Ecosystem health,Environmental quality,River Restoration,River basin management,Water quality

River Health and Environmental Flow in China  was the largest project under the Australia China Environmental Development Partnership (ACEDP), a five year program run by the Australian and Chinese governments.

Project Date: August 2009 - March 2012

Project Name: River Health and Environmental Flow in China

Funding Agencies: Australian China Environment Development Program (ACEDP) and Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).

Financial Value: AU $3.9 million

Activity Description: The project aimed to improve approaches to water resource management in two important areas:

  • River health assessment – by developing and trialling methods for assessing the health of rivers
  • Environmental flows assessment and implementation – by developing and trialling methods for assessing environmental flow requirements of Chinese rivers, and identifying policy options to implement environmental flows.

 

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