Study on Cross-boundary Governance of Water Pollution in Huaihe River in China

  •  Zhihua Bai    


Governance of basin water pollution aims to break through contradictions between integrated river and divisibility of administrative divisions. It depends on the power of the government, the market and the public and constructs a network structure of governance with the major paths of intergovernmental cooperation, market regulation and public participation. It realizes cross-boundary governance of water pollution by means of design of the system and improvement of the mechanism. In the process of the current governance of water pollution in Huaihe River, problems exist at all the levels of inter-governmental cooperation and multi-participation of the market and the public. This paper embarks on the study of re-construction of the institutional framework of local inter-governmental cooperation, strengthening of cooperation between the government and market subjects in cross-boundary governance, reinforcement of participation of the public and non-governmental organizations and improvement of institutional arrangement of water resource law to construct and remodel the path of water pollution governance in Huaihe River.

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