Study on Water Threshold Value of Protection of Lake Wetland Ecosystem Health—Using Xinghai Lake as an Example

  • Jian-Wei Wang
  • Hong-Zhen NiEmail author
  • Lin Wang
  • Yu-Fei Zhang
  • Gen-Fa Chen
  • Si-Yu Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Earth Sciences book series (EESCI)


A lake wetland is the production of humans and nature. It has the functions of a natural lake wetland and an artificial reservoir. Lake wetland ecosystem health is an important symbol of humans and nature harmoniously using water. The study of water quantity threshold is important to the management of a lake wetland. Therefore, this paper explores the calculation method of water quality threshold value of protection of lake wetland ecosystem health from two aspects of non-biological and biological water which are formed by a lake, using Xinghai Lake as an example and using methods of water balance and minimum water level. Finally, the threshold value of water supply is 2462.35 million m3 and the minimum water requirement is 2778 million m3. Water quality requirements must be better than Class III.


Lake wetland Ecosystem health Water quality threshold Xinghai Lake 



This research was financially supported by the researchers who would like to extend their thanks to the Chinese National Natural Science Foundation (No. 51279207, No. 51409266) and National Science Foundation of study on the total loss accounting of Taihu River flood (No. 51309244).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jian-Wei Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hong-Zhen Ni
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lin Wang
    • 1
  • Yu-Fei Zhang
    • 3
  • Gen-Fa Chen
    • 1
  • Si-Yu Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Water ResourcesChina Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower ResearchBeijingChina
  2. 2.Research Center for Water Ecological Civilization & Social Governance of Hebei ProvinceHandanChina
  3. 3.College of EnvironmentHohai UniversityNanjingChina

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