2013 Water for Mega Cities  Conference - Challenges and Solutions
Oral Sessions
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The Presenter of each paper is in BOLD type immediately following the paper title. Co-authors are then listed in parentheses. All abstracts in a session can be accessed using the Session Title link.

 

 

Tuesday / September 17 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions 1, 2, 3


Moderator: Ari MICHELSEN
Texas A&M University, AgriLife Research, El Paso, Texas, USA

Study on the Water Resources Carrying Capacity for complex Beijing Megacity - Shaofeng JIA, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: W. ZHU, T. GAO, L. CAO)
Water for Beijing: A Reality Check - Echo JIANG, AECOM, Beijing, P. R. China (co-author: B. Fisher)
Comparing Long Term Water Resources Plans for Mega Cities: Houston and Shanghai - Zhuping SHENG, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, El Paso, TX, USA (co-authors: Y. LIU, A. MICHELSEN)
Sustainable Water Supply for 15 Million People - Upcoming Challenges in the Delaware River Basin - Carol COLLIER, Delaware River Basin Commission, West Trenton, NJ, USA

Moderator: Yuansong WEI
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

The Development of a 3-D Coupled Hydrodynamic-Water Quality Model for Miyun Reservoir and its Scenario Analysis for Eutrophication Control - Shidong LIANG, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: H. JIA)
Modeling of Extreme Drought's Impacts on the Pollutants Transportation Pattern in the Yangtze Estuary- Ye YANG, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, P. R. China (co-author: X. CHEN, Z. SHEN)
Municipal Sewage Sludge and Fish Waste Based Composite Adsorbents for Removal of Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disrupting Compounds From Water - Pengfei ZHANG, Dept. of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, City College of New York, New York City, NY, USA (co-authors: R. DING, R. WALLACE, T.J. BANDOSZ)
Spatio-temporal Evolution of Water Quality in Wenyu River During 1980-2010 - Dawei YU, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy , Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: D. YU, M. YU, Y. WEI, Y. WANG, X. ZHENG, Y. YANG, Q. XIAO)

Moderator: Yuqing ZHANG
Soil and Water Conservation College, Beijing Forestry University. Beijing, China

Quantifying Effects of Rainfall and Forest Site Characteristics on Hillslope Runoff in Beijing Water Source Supply Area - Xiaoxue WANG, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy , Beijing, P. R. China
Practical Approaches for Multifunctional Forest Management in the Mountainous Water-heading Areas around Beijing - Yanhui WANG, The Chines Academy of Forestry, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: P. YU, W. XIONG, L. XU, H. ZUO)


Tuesday / September 17 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Concurrent Sessions 4, 5, 6


Moderator: Devendra AMATYA
U.S.D.A., Forest Service, South Carolina, USA

Effect of Water Diversion Projects on Water Supply of Mega Cities in China - Chen HE, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: C. FENG, S. ROSE)
Improving the Weno, Chuuk Water Distribution System Using Hydraulic Modeling and Geographic Information Systems - Shahram KHOSROWPANAH, University of Guam, Water & Environment Research Institute of the Weste, Mangilao, Guam, USA (co-author: L. HEITZ)
Dramatic Decline of Stream Flow Discharges in Beijing Water Source Supply Area in Recent Three Decades - Xuyong LI, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: X. WANG, G. SUN)
Model Development Under DSS Framework for Urban Drinking Water Security in Tidal River and its Case Study: in Foshan Section of Beijiang River - Dacheng XIAO, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China (co-author: H. JIA)

Moderator: Haifeng JIA
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Statistical Modelling of Daily Urban Water Consumption in Hong Kong: Trend, Patterns, and Forecast - Yongqin David CHEN, Dept of Geography and Resource Management, Shatin, P.R. China (co-authors: J. WONG,) Q. ZHANG)
The Water Demand Prediction in Industry Based on MPP Model - Jingya CAI, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: J. CHU, Z. ZHOU, X. SANG)
Quality and Characteristics of Snow along Roads in Beijing, China - Yingying MENG, Beijing Water Science and Technology Institute, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: J. CHEN, S. ZHANG)
Water Demand Modeling and Urban Planning; California and Afghanistan Experience - Mohammad RAYEJ, California Dept. of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA, USA (co-authors: H. TAEB, S. MERAYYAN)
Risk Assessment between Supply and Demand of Water Resources Based on Fuzzy Comprehensive assessment Model - Chenxi WANG, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing, P. R. China (co-author: Y. ZHANG)

Moderator: Fekadu MOREDA
Senior Hydrologic Modeler, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

The Governance of Water Environment in Beijing Central City after the Olympic Games - Pengjie GAO, Beijing institute of Water, Beijing, P. R. China (co-author: S. ZHANG)
Patterns of Water Law: National, Regional, and International - Joseph DELLAPENNA, Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PA, USA


Tuesday / September 17 / 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 7, 8, 9


Moderator: Hong GAN
China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, Beijing, China

Comparison of Meteorological, Hydrological and Agricultural Drought Responses to Climate Change Using Three Hydrological Models - Kai DUAN, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P. R. China (co-authors: Y. MEI, Y. LIN, W. LI)
Study of Climate Change and its Impact on runoff in Jinghe River Basin - Jing YIN, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, Beijing, P.R. China
Climate Change Vulnerability Approach for Large Cities' Water Resources in South Korea - Kwyang-Jae WON, Department of Civil Engineering, Seoul National Univ. of Science, Seoul, South Korea (co-authors: E. CHUNG, B. LEE, S. JUN)

Moderator: Zhuping SHENG
Texas A&M University, AgriLife Research, El Paso, Texas, USA

Development of a Linking Surface and Groundwater Model and its Application in Beijing Typical Plain Area - Haifeng JIA, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China (co-authors: S. LIAND, Y. ZHANG)
Discussion on the Mechanism of the Land Subsidence Basing on the Restudy of the Storage and Circulation Law of the Quaternary Groundwater in Beijing Plain - Yuanzhang LUI, Beijing Institute of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: Q. WU, L. XING)
Groundwater Flow Model for Assisting Stream-Aquifer Management in the Platte River Basin, Nebraska, USA - Xunhong CHEN, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA (co-author: W. WANG)

Moderator: Zhiqiu GAO
College of Applied Meteorology, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

Integrated Watershed Management Planning and Ecological Restoration for Streams in Xiamen, China - Sidun XIONG, AECOM, Shanghai, P.R. China (co-authors: J. YANG, S. CHEN)
Using Ecosystem Services to Support Integrated Water Resource Management of the Ciliwung River, Jakarta, Indonesia - Derek VOLLMER, Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore, P. R. China (co-authors: N. THEODORATOS, S. GURUSAMY, K. SHAAD, D. COSTA, E. L. SHENGWEI, Y. NINSALAM, M. PRESCOTT, C. GIROT)
Ecological Habitat Rebuilding and Treatment Wetland Design for the Chengdu Jinjiang River Wetland Park - Juan LI, AECOM, Guangzhou, Guangdong , P. R. China (co-authors: C. DAI, J. ZHANG)


Tuesday / September 17 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 10, 11, 12


Moderator: Shaofeng JIA
Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Impacts of Urbanization on Streamflow in the United States - Ge SUN, USDA Forest Service, Raleigh, NC, USA (co-authors: P. CALDWELL, J. BOGGS, C. SEGURA, S. McNULTY, Y. ZHANG)
Indicators for Assessing Hydrologic Impacts of Urbanization - The Importance of a Long-term Reference System - Devendra AMATYA, USDA Forest Service, Cordesville, SC, USA (co-authors: C. TRETTIN, Z. DAI)
Coupling Water and Urban Planning in Mega Cities: A Review of Theoretical, Political, and Technical Integration Needs - Enjie LI, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA (co-authors: S. LI, J. ENDTER-WADA)
Analysis on Pattern of Dualistic Urban Hydrological Cycle and Spatial Characteristics in Haihe River Basin - Junying CHU, State Key Laboratory of Simulation and Regulation of River Basin, Beijing, P. R. China (co-authors: Q. LUAN, H. WANG)

Moderator: Joseph DELLAPENNA
Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA


Real Time Flood Forecasting with PCSWMM, NEXRAD and SWMM5 - Rob JAMES, CHI, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (co-authors: M. HERALALL, K. FINNEY, CHI, T. XIAO)
Comparison of PCSWMM 2D Flood Line Delineation to Conventional HEC-RAS and EPA SWMM5 1D Based Methods and Results - Rob JAMES, CHI, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (co-authors: K. FINNEY, T. XIAO, N. PERERA)
Stormwater Retention Performance of Extensive Green Roofs: A Case Study in Beijing - Wen-Yu YANG, Dept. of Hydraulic Engr., Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China (co-author: G. H. NI)

Moderator: Steven MCNULTY
U.S.D.A., Forest Service, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Quantifying Water Balances of Beijing Urban Area by a Tower-based Eddy Covariance Technology - Yuchao GAO, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA (co-authors: Z. GAO, G. SUN)
Integrated Water Resources Management in Beijing: A Review of Researches and Experience of the Social Water Cycle - Yuyan ZHOU, IWHR, Beijing, P. R. China (co-author: W. XIAO)
Water Supply for Los Angeles, California, USA: Sources, Stressors, and Sustainability - Negin ASHOORI, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (co-authors: D. A. DZOMBAK, M. J. SMALL)
Portfolio Approach for Water Resiliency - Sarah YOUNG, Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, CA, USA (co-authors: S. TIPPETS, F. MAITSKI)