Huai River (Huái Hé 淮河)

Matthew MOSCA

The Huai River is one of China’s largest rivers. It has served as a vital source of irrigation, an important route for river transportation, and at times a political boundary between northern and southern regimes. Prone to flooding, it has posed perennial problems for river management, including major drainage projects in the twentieth century.

The Huai is a river in central China, 1,100 kilometers in length and draining a basin of 190,000….

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