Urban River Management: Harmonizing River Ecosystem Conservation
In 1997, river environmental conservation was declared one of the important purposes of river management in River Law. Before this year, the main purposes of river management concerned flood control and water use only. During the 1970s, however, ecological conditions in rivers became worse and worse. At this time, government and citizens started to try to restore and preserve river environments. Against such a background, this chapter focuses on how to make urban river ecosystems harmonize with the mission of flood control.
KeywordsDrainage Basin River Channel River Ecosystem River Management Stone Masonry
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