In the Daling River Basin Liaoning Province water quality modelling has been used to better understand the local sources of pollution
This document describes the water quality modelling undertaken in Chaoyang, Liaoning Province. The modelling was used to investigate the water quality in the Daling River and some of its tributaries. The purpose was to better understand the sources of pollution, with the longer term aim of improving the river water quality.
This document covers the following topics:
- purpose of modelling
- choice of modelling software
- data requirements and availability
- data processing and estimation
- model development
- training and support required for local staff
- summary of findings
This example should be read in conjunction with Themetic Paper 1.5 - Use of Water Quality Modelling for Water Protection and Advisory Note 1.5 - Use of Qual2K in Water Quality Modelling.
WRDMAP. Water Quality Modelling in Chaoyang Municipality area, Liaoning Province [Example 1.5]. WRDMAP, China (2010) 16 pp