Karst groundwater resource and advantages of its utilization in the Shaanbei Energy Base in Shaanxi Province, China

@inproceedings{Wu2005KarstGR,
  title={Karst groundwater resource and advantages of its utilization in the Shaanbei Energy Base in Shaanxi Province, China},
  author={Yaoguo Wu and Yunfeng Li and Yadong Ji and Jiangxia Wang},
  year={2005}
}
The Shaanbei Energy Base is in northern Shaanxi Province, China. It encompasses the Maowusu Desert and the Shaanbei Loess Plateau. The base is rich in coal and other minerals such as petroleum, natural gas and salt, all of which favor economic development. Water resources are relatively scarce because the area is in arid and semi-arid climatic zones. The limited availability of water constrains economic development. In order to overcome the water-shortage problem, a hydrogeological… CONTINUE READING