The 4th International Conference on
Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2018)
General Topics

Based on the summary and discussion of previous conferences, the central theme of WRE 2018 is the Sustainability Development of Water Resource and Environment, and the sub-themes are as follows:

Water Resources Management
• water resources systems
• climate change impacts on hydrology and water resources
• monitoring, remediation, assessment and protection of water resources
• planning and management of water resources and water provision
• watershed hydrology
• erosion and sediment transport

Aquatic Ecosystems
• ecology of water resources
• degradation of aquatic ecosystems
• aquatic ecosystems maintenance and preservation
• aquatic and marine ecology
• aquaculture and environmental impacts
• invasive species
• benthic ecology

Ecology
• Behavioral and physiological ecology
• Conservation ecology and biodiversity research
• Community, population, and macroecology
• Landscape ecology and ecosystems
• Theoretical ecology and models
 Water Policies and Planning
• development and realization of national and international policies on water
• water economics
• water efficiency including water footprint and virtual water calculations
• changing patterns of water consumption and use


Water Pollution
• contaminant sources, sorption, diffusion, transformation, volatilization and transport
• physics, chemistry and biology of water
• electro-analytical and environmental chemistry
• pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment

Water and Wastewater Treatment
• domestic and industrial wastewater
• potable water
• development of analytical methods for emerging contaminants

Groundwater
• water and groundwater interactions
• soil and aquifer properties
• groundwater flow and well hydraulics
• hydro-geochemistry and contaminant hydrogeology



Sustainability and Water
• Water Quality Assessment
• Water Environment Protection
• sustainable use of water resources
• unsustainable patterns of water consumption and use
• water demand and consumption
• water recycling and reuse


Wetland Systems
• integrated constructed wetlands
• treatment wetlands
• ecosystem restoration

Sustainable Drainage
• best management practice
• storm water management
• runoff control
• extreme hydrological events
• sustainable flood retention basins
• permeable pavement systems
• Hydrologic Numerical Simulation
• Hydrologic Model






The 4th International conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2018)
Conference Secretary: Mengqin Chen
Email: info@wreconf.org   Tel: +86 18911869790