Sustainable development is the major issue of pursuing the eternal existence and future developmentaround the world. Incorporating the authorized sustainable vision with the regional-specific background ofnature and culture, Tainan County Government has designed four main issues of regional sustainabledevelopment as natural ecosystem, environmental protection, green industry and green construction. This paperis primarily focused on the issue of environmental protection for regional sustainable development. Themethodology of natural purification, which is applied as a scheme of wastewater treatment, plays an importantpart in the subjects of regional environment protection. The process of incubating a constructed wetland wasaddressed, which started from environmental education, buildup of environmental awareness, communityparticipation, and practice regional sustainable development. The establishment of the Kang-Wei constructedwetland system (CWS) was employed as case study to restore its natural purification of Jiang-Jiun creek. Thepublic is educated to be willing to participate the construction and maintenance of CWS by incubating theconcepts of water pollution control and water resource conservation. This paper is aimed at sharing theexperience on commencing subjects and performing strategy of sustainable development at the viewpoint of thelocal authority.
Proceedings of the 2006 IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems & Sustainable Development, Greece, 11-13 July, 2006, p. 403-408