Inter Agency Collaboration for Improved Water Quality Management Thematic Paper 8.4

This paper explores the current status of different aspects of water quality management (WQM) in China

Abstract

This Thematic Paper suggests ways in which the these aspects could be improved by coordinating the efforts of the government agencies involved, namely the agencies of the Ministry of Water Resources and the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Examples and recommendations are drawn from experiences working with the Water Affairs Bureau (WAB) and the Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) in Chaoyang Municipality, Liaoning Province on a case study under the WRDMAP project.

The document covers the following topics:

  • eneric concepts of WQM
  • legal framework
  • case study
  • WRDMAP Chaoyang
  • current practices in WQM focusing on collaboration issues assessing water quality conditions
  • water quality planning issues
  • water quality control strategies and levers
  • reporting on water quality conditions
  • mechanisms for improved collaboration
  • considerations

Citation

WRDMAP. Inter Agency Collaboration for Improved Water Quality Management [Thematic Paper 8.4]. WRDMAP, China (2010) 40 pp

Inter Agency Collaboration for Improved Water Quality Management Thematic Paper 8.4

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