Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Groundwater Management Approach

Original Language Title: 内蒙古自治区地下水管理办法

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Inner Mongolia autonomous region, groundwater management approach

    (July 17, 2013 Executive meeting of the people's Government of Inner Mongolia autonomous region, the 6th through August 1, 2013, the people's Government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region promulgated as of October 1, 2013, 197th) Chapter I General provisions

    First for the effective protection and rational development of groundwater, according to the People's Republic of China water and the water licensing and water resources fee collection management Ordinance, and the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, implementation of People's Republic of China water law procedures and other relevant laws and regulations, combined with State practice, these measures are formulated.

    Second autonomous region within the administrative area of ground water planning, protection, use, monitoring and supervision, should comply with these measures.

    Groundwater in these measures refers to occurs in water from the underground aquifers.

    Article III groundwater management should follow conservation priorities, planning, practicing strict economy and utilization, the principle of strict management.

    Fourth flag the people's Governments above the county level shall establish evaluation system for the protection and management of groundwater, encourage and support alternative water source project construction for groundwater, groundwater protection and conservation research, extension and application of advanced science and technology.

    V people's Governments at various levels shall adopt the most stringent measures to ensure compliance with the standard of groundwater used for drinking water for urban and rural residents ' living.

    Sixth classified management of water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level in accordance with permission, is responsible for the unified management and monitoring of groundwater within their respective administrative areas.

    Flag above the county level people's Government, environmental protection, land and resources, Department of housing and urban-rural construction in accordance with the Division of responsibilities, responsible for groundwater protection and the use of related work within their respective administrative areas.

    Seventh article of any units and individuals have the obligation to protect and conserve groundwater, pollution, illegal development, right to destruction and waste of groundwater monitoring and reporting.

    Chapter II the groundwater rules

    Eighth flag water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level should be carried out in conjunction with relevant departments, survey and assessment of groundwater resources.

    Nineth flag water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level should be under the groundwater level water conservancy administrative departments on planning, preparation of the regional groundwater plan, consult other relevant departments at the same level, after examination by the water conservancy administrative departments at a higher level, the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval.

    Groundwater planning should be subject to integrated river basin and regional water resources planning, reform and development, environmental protection, land and resources, prepared by the Department of housing and urban-rural construction planning coordination. Tenth approved the planning of groundwater is protection, conservation, use and management of ground water ...

    Changes in groundwater planning procedures should be in accordance with the plan submitted to the original examination and approval authority for approval.

    11th autonomous regional people's Government water Administrative Department shall, in conjunction with the departments concerned at the delimitation of groundwater function in the autonomous region and no mined areas, restricting mining region, autonomous region people's Government for approval.

    Protection, development and utilization of underground water shall conform to the autonomous regional groundwater function zoning and management requirements of the groundwater overdraft area.                                                            

    12th deals with access to groundwater or may affect groundwater protection planning, water resources assessment should be conducted.

    Chapter III groundwater protection

    13th municipality water conservancy administrative departments are responsible for the preparation of State groundwater overdraft area planning and State ground water protection action plan, approved by the autonomous regional people's Government by the Union, where the groundwater overdraft area Administrative Office, districts and municipal people's Government, Qi County Organization, the requirements included in the budget at the same level.

    14th League Administrative Office, district and municipal people's Government, the flag of people's Governments at the county level shall organize within their respective administrative areas drinking water source protection zones of groundwater, the immediate upper level people's Government Executive.

    Flag of groundwater drinking water sources in the people's Governments above the county level shall, in the limits of the reserve, the establishment of geographical landmarks and warning signs.

    15th flag the people's Governments above the county level shall have plans to shut the water pipe network-owned wells within the coverage area.

    Enterprises-owned wells have special requirements on water quality shall be approved by the water conservancy administrative departments with administrative privileges.

    16th access to groundwater or engaging in other business activities, and effective preventive measures should be taken to prevent pollution of groundwater.

    Mining, construction and other production activities have an impact on the aquifer, protective and remedial measures should be taken, reducing damage to the groundwater.

    Exploitation and utilization of groundwater should be doing different aquifer water stopping measures shall multilayer hybrid mining, confined water dive and not production.

    17th, support units and individuals shall be encouraged in line with local conditions, take measures such as artificial recharge, rainwater infiltration, increasing the effective recharge of groundwater.

    Urban and rural areas should harden the ground using high water permeability of building materials and structures, increasing rainwater infiltration to groundwater recharge.

    Article 18th carried out in artificial recharge of groundwater recharge, water quality should be better than the aquifer recharge groundwater and groundwater water quality targets of the Ribbon.

    Prohibition of the use of wastewater for groundwater recharge.

    19th is prohibited in groundwater drinking water sources protection zones, groundwater overmining regions and deep confined aquifers using ground source heat pumps using underground water.

    New ground-source heat pumps should be used closed-circuit circulation technique, has been completed but not used, should be carried out within a technological transformation.

    Fourth chapter of groundwater use

    The 20th State total quantity control and water level control of groundwater management.

    Annual groundwater within the administrative area shall not exceed the total approved amount of groundwater exploitation control indicators.

    Groundwater overdraft area and an important annual groundwater groundwater shall not exceed the total approved amount of groundwater exploitation control, groundwater levels may not be lower than the water level control.

    21st flag water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level should be based on the total amount of groundwater level decomposition water conservancy administrative departments control index, total annual groundwater exploitation control of indicators in their respective administrative areas.

    Groundwater overdraft area and level of total control by the Union civil administration, district administration of municipal water Department, the municipality approved by the water conservancy Administrative Department.

    Exploitation of important groundwater drinking water sources, as well as total and level indicators have water licensing administration of water conservancy administrative departments.

    22nd flag above the county level should be prone to salinity and waterlogged areas to take measures to control and reduce groundwater levels.

    23rd flag of the people's Governments above the county level shall systematically decreasing groundwater overexploitation of groundwater exploitation in move to pick up the balance.

    Living water is absolutely necessary to increase urban and rural residents access to groundwater, au civil administration, districts and municipal people's Governments shall reduce the amount of groundwater taken in other water users, ensure that the groundwater overexploitation of groundwater water quantity does not increase. The 24th new construction, renovation or expansion of high water-consumption industrial projects, forbidden to use groundwater.

    Food, pharmaceuticals and other items upon approval by the water conservancy administrative departments with administrative permissions can access to groundwater.

    Agricultural irrigation deep confined groundwater exploitation is strictly prohibited. The 25th article of the new access to groundwater, alteration, expansion water resources argumentation for construction projects should be carried out.

    Water resources demonstration of construction project report or table should consist of construction of water resources assessment report project water resources demonstration units of the corresponding qualification and approval by the water conservancy administrative departments with administrative privileges, according to water licensing and approval procedures.

    26th State to access groundwater classification of water resources argumentation for construction projects for approval.

    (A) the following demonstration report of water resources, approved by the municipality water conservancy administrative departments are responsible for:

    1. industrial years of access to more than 3 million cubic meters of groundwater;

    2. agriculture, eco-year access to more than 10 million cubic meters of groundwater;

    3. the competent departments of the autonomous regional people's Government, or its investment approval, approval or for the record of the construction project.

    (B) the following demonstration report of water resources, by Union Administrative Office of municipal water districts is responsible for examination and approval by the Administrative Department:

    1. the industrial years of access to more than 1 million cubic meters of underground water of less than 3 million cubic metres;

    2. agriculture, eco-year access to more than 5 million cubic meters of underground water of less than 10 million cubic metres;

    3. au Administrative Office, seat of the municipal district of urban domestic water consumption;

    4. Union Administrative Office, district and municipal governments or the investment construction project of the competent authority approval, approval or for the record.

    (C) the following demonstration report of water resources, the water Administrative Department of the people's Governments at the county level are responsible for approval:

    1. industrial years access to less than 1 million cubic meters of groundwater;

    2. agriculture, eco-year access to under 5 million cubic meters of groundwater;

    3. Su centralize and unify the domestic water supply in villages and towns.

    Permission to cross in the preceding paragraph shall be conducted by one of the superior administrative departments in charge of examination and approval of water under. 27th-water application approval, water units or individuals need to dig wells, should be entrusted with the appropriate drilling well qualified units for construction.

    Water unit or individual shall, before sinking to water licensing management permissions Department of water administration sinking certifications and sinking plan approval sinking construction. 28th sinking construction units should be in accordance with the approved construction of drilling programmes, found during construction and construction programme had greatly or geological environments not suitable for shaft sinking, should immediately stop the construction.

    Water units or individuals should report to the original drilling programme approval authority.

    Any substantial change in the drilling programme, should be in accordance with the original procedures of approval.

    29th after completion of the well, water units or individuals shall have water licensing management permissions Department of water administration and water wells project acceptance of application, and submit the following information:

    (A) geographic coordinates of the location where the well project, elevation and position;

    (B) the actual well depth, well well diameter and hydrogeological borehole histogram;

    (C) the pump test water quality reports and test reports;

    (D) water project water intake equipment and measuring devices;

    (V) other relevant information required by the water conservancy Administrative Department.

    Water Conservancy administrative departments shall receive water unit or individual wells within 15th days after acceptance of the application, organized site acceptance.

    Article 30th underground mining or construction must be drainage, should have administrative rights to the water conservancy administrative departments submitted to the drainage scheme, and in accordance with an approved drainage scheme for dewatering, recycling or discharge, shall not be changed without expansion of drainage area and discharge locations. Construction, or production units recharge source and recycling measures should be taken.

    Underground water level dropped, due to drainage water sources dry up or ground collapse, lives and caused losses to others, shall be subject to compensation by the construction or production units.

    31st article on law of groundwater water licensing and water resources fee collection management system.

    Geothermal water, mineral water and the law on mining permit system and the system of paid use of mineral resources management.

    Water licensing, mining license approval, procedures, supervision and management and water resource fee, paid use of mineral resources compensation fees and other tax collection and administration in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State and the autonomous communities.

    32nd direct access to water resources for agriculture and animal husbandry production, over State water for agriculture production partly under water, taking water from units or individuals according to the location of the water intake of water resources fee collection standards and the actual quantity of water made the water resource fee; meet the required water within the limits of water for agricultural production, non-payment of water charges. 33rd access to ground water withdrawal should be installed in accordance with standards of water metering facilities and pay the water resource fee according to the measurement of water.

    Super plan or the fixed water withdrawal, on Super plan or the fixed part of the progressive collection of water charges. 34th special drought and emergency and need temporary access to groundwater, water units or individuals should be in the wells project is located Union Administrative Office of municipal water districts the authority informed the filing procedures.

    Well after the end of the emergency period work should stop the use, by the Union civil administration, district municipal water administration departments unified storage management.

    The fifth chapter groundwater monitoring 35th municipality water Administrative Department is responsible for the Organization of groundwater dynamic monitoring network planning and the development of technical standards.

    Construction and monitoring of groundwater dynamic monitoring network in accordance with the management principles. Supporting national monitoring network capital and operating costs, State-level monitoring network construction and operation costs borne by the autonomous regions financial.

    Union Administrative Office, district and municipal people's Government, the monitoring network for the construction of the people's Government at the county level, its construction and operation costs borne by the financial.

    36th State hydrological services national, long-term monitoring stations network of the autonomous region.

    Union Administrative Office, district and municipal people's Government, the County Department of water administration in accordance with the relevant planning construction of its groundwater monitoring network, and is responsible for long-term monitoring.

    Flags of other relevant departments under the people's Governments above the county level and duties, carry out groundwater monitoring.

    Groundwater monitoring including water, such as water level, water quality and water temperature.

    37th mining underground engineering or construction must be drainage, as well as exploitation of groundwater, should install groundwater monitoring facilities and have access to groundwater monitoring network in the autonomous region. Article 38th flag water administration under the people's Governments above the county level authorities found significant changes in the groundwater, or a threat of pollution and the emergence of regional groundwater level decrease, shall, without delay to the competent administrative Department of the people's Governments at the corresponding level and upper level water report.

    Local people's Governments shall take timely remedial and preventive measures.

    39th water conservancy administrative departments at all levels shall, jointly with relevant departments to establish groundwater management reporting systems, report regularly to the water licensing approval and exploitation of groundwater, water quality, water level and sinking conditions.

    The sixth chapter legal liability

    40th acts in violation of these rules, People's Republic of China water and the water licensing and water resources fee collection management Ordinance, and the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, implementation of People's Republic of China water law procedures and other relevant laws and regulations have been made of specific penal provisions from its provisions.

    41st article violates these rules, any of the following acts, by the Department of water administration under the people's Governments above the county level rectification; fails, fined 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan fines:

    (A) without approval of the water conservancy administrative departments with administrative privileges, companies with special requirements on water quality of the unauthorized use of their own well;

    (B) is not installed in accordance with the requirements of groundwater monitoring facilities;

    (C) fails to perform sinking construction of sinking approval;

    (D) the delegate does not have the appropriate qualification units sinking sinking or does not have a corresponding qualification units of drilling contractors drilling engineering;

    (E) is not in conformity with the approved programme of sinking sinking construction;

    (Vi) special drought and emergency and need temporary access to groundwater, wells project used after the end of the emergency period.

    The seventh chapter by-laws

    42nd important groundwater in these measures, includes day water intake more than 10,000 cubic meters of ground water. 43rd article of the rules take effect on October 1, 2013.