Title: Water Security Issue and Adaptive Water Management of China for Changing Environment
by Prof. Jun XIA
Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Chair Professor & Director, Research Institute for Water Security(RIWS), Wuhan University, China
Distinguished Professor, Key Lab. of Water Cycle & Related Land Surface Processes, CAS, Beijing, China
This keynote addresses the water security issues in the global and also particular in China under the global changes. Water resources security in both present and future, related to extreme floods & droughts and socio-economic development, are presented. An adaptive water management based on hydrological sciences supporting and IWRM are addressed. New policies, based on water saving priority, water demand management and also good water governance, are discussed for water and the future of humanity.