Urban and rural groundwater use in Zhengzhou, China: challenges in joint management

@article{Sun2009UrbanAR,
  title={Urban and rural groundwater use in Zhengzhou, China: challenges in joint management},
  author={Ronglin Sun and Menggui Jin and Mark Giordano and Karen G. Villholth},
  journal={Hydrogeology Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={17},
  pages={1495-1506}
}
Groundwater plays an important role in the total water supply of much of China, particularly in the north. It has contributed substantially to both agricultural growth and urban and industrial expansion. However, overexploitation and poor management have contributed to infamous groundwater depletion problems and less publicized groundwater quality deterioration. One of the key challenges for China will be how to make groundwater use sustainable while still meeting increased food needs as well… CONTINUE READING

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