Information technology will be used to manage the Yellow River, according to a program ratified by the Ministry of Water Resources.
The digital program on the Yellow River was proposed by the Yellow River Water Resources Committee in July 2001 and finalized in July 2002 after discussion and study by relevant experts.
The program will introduce an advanced geographical information system and database technology to the Yellow River management, according to the Yellow River Water Resources Committee.
The first phase of the program includes the construction of a rainstorm warning system and a water quantity control system.
(Xinhua News Agency May 17, 2003)