Articles | Volume 379
Proc. IAHS, 379, 269–277, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-379-269-2018
Proc. IAHS, 379, 269–277, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-379-269-2018

Pre-conference publication 05 Jun 2018

Pre-conference publication | 05 Jun 2018

Preliminary research on quantitative methods of water resources carrying capacity based on water resources balance sheet

Yanqiu Wang et al.

Data sets

The Statistical Yearbook of Chengdu Chengdu Bureau of Statistics http://www.cdstats.chengdu.gov.cn/htm/detail_63038.html

Chengdu Water Resources Bulletin Chengdu Water Authority http://www.cdwater.gov.cn/wsbs/bmcx/sl/system/2017/03/1/000002497.html

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Short summary
In the mid-1990s, the losses caused by ecological environment destruction every year in China accounted for more than 8 % of GDP. When economic prosperity comes with serious environmental damage, the false image of national growth emerges, which will cause distortion to the evaluation of water resources carrying capacity. This paper proposes a quantitative technical route combined with a water resources balance sheet, which is able to fully reflect the sustainable development theory.