Water Supply and Sewage Disposal: Shanghai, China

by Jonathan W. Bulkley, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA,
Chen Jiang Tao, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA,
Paul L. Freedman, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA,
Wei-Min Zheng, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA,
Kan Chen, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA,
Peibo Wang, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Forum '86: World Water Issues in Evolution

Abstract: This paper describes a joint research effort which took place between the Shanghai Bureau of Environmental Protection, Tsinghua University (Beijing), and the University of Michigan. The specific problem focus for applying the techniques of systems analysis has been to the issue of water pollution control for the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China. Four systems analysis methodologies were utilized: water quality modeling; Cost minimization of wastewater treatment; Cost-benefit analysis; and Multiattribute decision analysis. Study results are discussed.

Subject Headings: Water supply | Water pollution | System analysis | Water quality | Hydrologic models | Water treatment plants | Sewage | Water supply systems | Environmental issues | China | Asia | Shanghai

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