Research on Urban Water Security Evaluation Based on Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution Model

  • Junfei ChenEmail author
  • Lu Xia
  • Huimin Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Computational Risk Management book series (Comp. Risk Mgmt)


Urban water safety evaluation is an important content of urban water safety management. In this paper, combining with the characters and influencing factors of urban water safety system, index system of urban water safety evaluation is established. The model of urban water safety evaluation based on Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution is provided and is used to evaluate water security of Nanjing. The result shows that the model is effective and the state of Nanjing water security is better and better in the future years.


Evaluation Index system Technique for order preference by similarity to ideal solution (TOPSIS) Urban water safety 



This work was supported in partially by the National Society Science Fund of China (Grant No. 09CJY020, 10AJY005), the National Nature Science Foundation of China (No. 90924027), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of HoHai University (Grant No. 2009B22114), Public-interest Industry Project of Ministry of Water Resources (200801027) and Yunnan Province Science and Technology Plan Projects (2010).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Hydrology – Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering, Business SchoolHohai UniversityNanjingChina

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