Yellow River at Risk

Publication - 2005-10-10
The Yellow River source region, about 45,000 km2 in area, is generally defined as the riverhead area above the Darlag hydrological station and covering Madoi County, Darlag County, Maqen county and part of Gade county in Qinghai province. As the birthplace and 'water tower' of the great watercourse, the region plays a vital role in regulating the water volume in the Yellow River.