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  • [September 2, 2015]

    Workshop on “The Role of Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) in Water Resources Management in China”

  • The Role of Managed Aquifer Recharge in Water Resources Management in China:

    A Practical Guide for Piloting and Upscaling


    To identify innovative techniques from other countries that can be adopted for MAR applications in China, to identify further research needs for adaption of such techniques, and to clarify regulatory framework to guide piloting and eventually upscaling of MAR in China.

    Date: Sept 7, 2015


    Shouren Hall, Peking University.


     Institute of Water Sciences, Peking University


    IAH-MAR China Chapter, UNICEF China, Peking University

    Symposium Program


    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Morning Coffee/Tea with Breakfast

    Opening Session Chair: Yan Zheng

    8:30 AM  - 8:40 AM       Welcome Address, Dean of College of Engineering, PKU, Dongxiao Zhang

    8:40 AM – 8:50 AM  Introduction of IAH MAR Commission by Peter Dillon & China Chapter by Weiping Wang

    8:50 AM – 9:30 AM  Key Note: Storm Water and Reclaimed Water for MAR in Australia Peter Dillon

    9:30 AM – 10:00 AM       Agency Perspective


    10:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Coffee/Tea Break


    Session I: MAR Applications for Sustainable Development Chair:   Beidou Xi

    10:00 AM – 10:20 AM     Application of the Australian MAR guidelines in China, China, Weiping Wang

    10:20 AM-10:40 AM              Effects of Reclaimed Water Use for Scenic Water on Groundwater Environment in a Multilayered Aquifer System beneath the Chaobai River,Beijing, China: A Case Study, Fandong Zheng

    10:40 AM – 11:00 AM     Emerging Contaminants during Groundwater Recharge with Reclaimed Water, Qiang Liu

    11:00 AM – 11:20 AM    

    11:20 AM – 11:40 AM     Managed Aquifer Recharge _in plain area of  Daheihe Basin Yuchen Zhu

    11:40 AM – 12:00PM      Low cost MAR in rural Bangladesh Yan Zheng


    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM       Lunch

    1:00 PM – 1:30 PM  Campus Walk Tour to Discuss Lessons Learned from MAR applications


    Session III: Regulatory Framework for Successful MAR Applications Chair:  Aimin Wu

    1:30 PM – 1:50 PM     Ten Rules for Water issued by Ministry of Environmental Protection and implications for managed aquifer recharge Beidou Xi

    1:50 PM – 2:30 PM    Guideline for MAR Peter Dillon

    2:30 PM – 2:50 PM    Lessons learned from devising soil remediation standards for China Cathy Hu


    2:50 PM – 3:00 PM  Coffee/Tea Break


    3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Discussion Facilitated by

    Pilot Projects & Guideline for MAR in China: Next Steps


    6:00 PM Dinner


    Output: A Policy Forum or Research Highlight type of paper for a journal