Strategies for Improving the Water Supply System in Hcid, Upper Reaches of the Yellow River Basin, China

Yuanlai Cui, Yuanhua Li, Zhi Mao, Jean-Marc Lance, Andre Musy


This paper analyzes the irrigation water supply system in Huinong Canal Irrigation District
(HCID), Yellow River basin, China, evaluates the conveyance efficiency (seepage loss) in the
main canal, investigates a method for seepage calculation, and develops a water supply
framework and a conveyance—allocation simulation model. Based on the investigations and
modeling results, strategies for improving the water supply system are suggested.

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