Xining City Water Supply Water Management Approach

Original Language Title: 西宁市城市供水用水管理办法

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Xining city water supply water management approach

    (August 6, 2012, Xining municipal people's Government at the 8th Executive meeting August 21, 2012 117th promulgated by the people's Government of Xining as of October 1, 2012) Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to strengthen the management of urban water supply water, urban water supply, ensure water security of urban water supply, promote water conservation and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of users and water supply enterprises, according to the People's Republic of China water and the People's Republic of China water pollution control Act, the urban water supply regulations and the regulations on the protection of drinking water sources in Qinghai province and other laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Second, within the administrative area of the city, this approach applies to this water supply, water use and related administrative activities.

    Article alleged the cities water supply in this way refers to the public water supply, water supply and secondary water supply facilities.

The fourth water conservancy administrative departments administrative departments of urban water supply, responsible for the supervision and management of urban water supply in their respective administrative areas.

    Price, planning, construction, environmental protection, health, quality supervision, finance, fire departments according to their respective functions common to the city water supply and water management. Fifth of municipal or County Water Conservancy administrative departments should develop emergency response plan for water supply of the city, and reported to the people's Government at the same level.

    Faced with an emergency, shall immediately start emergency plans to ensure security of urban water supply.

    Sixth on the implementation of these measures and to protect urban water supply, maintenance of water supply facilities to ensure water supply safety, stick to water, water conservation units and individuals who have achieved significant accomplishments, praise and reward by the water conservancy Administrative Department.

    Chapter II water supply planning and construction Seventh should be integrated into the urban water supply of the city plan for national economic and social development.

    Water Administrative Department shall, in conjunction with sectors such as construction, planning, environmental protection, urban water supply planning into overall urban planning.

Article eighth of construction of urban water supply facilities, should adhere to unified planning, construction, rational distribution and coordinated development of the principle, according to construction of urban water supply planning and annual plan for urban water supply network should be extended to the surrounding areas, realize the integration of urban and rural water supply, regional water supply integration. 

    Encourage multi-channel investment in construction of urban water supply facilities, and development of urban water supply.

    Nineth urban water supply project for the design, construction and supervision shall be borne by the unit with the appropriate qualifications and comply with the relevant technical standards and norms of the State.

    Article tenth urban water users, users who apply for temporary water supply, increased water use and rehabilitation of water supply facilities, should apply to the city water supply enterprise, while providing short-term and long-term water plan and relevant information and examination by the city water supply enterprise.

The 11th new construction, renovation or expansion of buildings on water requirements outside of city water supply pressure, owner or owners shall have secondary water supply facilities under construction. Design of secondary water supply facilities shall conform to the national drinking water standard and technical specification requirements.

Design of secondary water supply facilities should be confirmed by the water conservancy administrative departments after construction, when completed should deal with drinking water hygiene permit. After the completion of the secondary water supply facilities should be carried out in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State inspection.

    Design has not been approved for acceptance or acceptance of secondary water supply facilities are not qualified, shall not be put into use.

    12th construction units should be organized according to law on urban water supply engineering design review and completion, and report to the Department of water administration, unqualified acceptance or acceptance shall not be delivered.

    Chapter III water supply management

    13th urban water, including surface water and groundwater used for urban water supply.

    14th urban water supply development, planning, water by the municipal or county administrative, planning, environmental protection and other sectors, according to give priority to ensuring water, holistic principles of industrial water and other water systems.

15th of municipal and county governments should strengthen the environmental protection of urban water supply, delimitation of urban drinking water source protection areas, and ensure the security of urban water supply. Water Conservancy administrative departments responsible for supervision and management of drinking water sources, establishment of a drinking water source protection signs, urban water conservation. 

    The environmental protection authorities are responsible for supervision and management of prevention and control of pollution of drinking water sources.

    Fourth water supply facilities management

16th city public water supply pipeline and its affiliated facilities are managed by the following range: (A) summary of user, is bounded by clearing water meter, water meter before the water inlet pipe, intake valves, valve, clearing water meter by the city water supply enterprise management and maintenance.

Settlement after the water meter to the user water pipes, valves, water meters and other facilities management and maintenance by the user; (B) mounting unit clearing meter users, bounded by clearing meter, water meter before the water inlet pipe, intake valves, valve, clearing water meter by the city water supply enterprise management and maintenance.

Settlement after the water meter to the user water pipes, valves, water meters and other facilities management and maintenance by the user; (C) the table user-management of water supply and ancillary facilities to the first pivot valve into the family unit for the sector, valves, valves and water before pipes, inlet pipe, clearing water meter by the city water supply enterprise management and maintenance.

Unit outlet pipe after the valve, outlet valve and other facility management and maintenance by the user;

(Four) settlement meter to table Qian first a branch took over points distance is greater than 20 meters, or into pipes and buildings of distance not meet national design specification provides of protection distance Shi, to first a branch took over points valve for territories, took over points valve well, and valve, and settlement meter by city public water enterprise management and maintenance, took over points valve yihou of water tube, and meter well, and meter well of water valve by user management and maintenance; (E) property management and maintenance responsible for secondary water supply facilities.

    Owned in common, by the persons who are responsible for.

    17th user shall not settle the water meter and meter well (including the valves) near, piling up obstructions affecting the meter, changing tables, and so on.

    18th water unit funded the construction, modification and urban water supply pipe network connecting settlement before the water meter of pipeline and auxiliary facilities shall be subject to city water supply enterprise after the acceptance and the unified management of the urban water supply enterprises, can be used.

19th no unit or individual may unlawfully alteration, removal or dismantling of city public water supply facilities. Construction needed modification, removal or dismantling of city public water supply facilities, the construction unit shall, prior to the application for planning permit of construction engineering approved by the water conservancy Administrative Department.

Water Conservancy administrative departments shall, from the date of acceptance of the application within 7 working days to make a decision, shall not be approved, shall state the reasons in writing.

    Construction project before construction, the construction unit shall promptly notify water supply enterprises of construction may affect the safety of public water supply facilities, the construction unit shall take protective measures based on enterprise requirements and bear the related costs.

    The fifth chapter of urban water supply management 20th city public water supply for the franchise system.

    Urban water supply franchise specific implementing provisions enacted by the municipal people's Government.

21st urban water supply enterprises shall comply with the following provisions:

(A) ensure the water meets State standards and norms;

(B) in normal supply conditions, ensure that public water supplies pressure to meet the State standards, and maintains a constant water supply, it may not cut off;

(C) in accordance with national measurement standards and of the provisions, and the city water price, water metering and charging to users;

(D) establish a sound management system, regular checks, maintenance, utilities, troubleshooting failed public water supply facilities in a timely manner to ensure normal water supply;

(E) in accordance with the relevant standard for urban water supply, set the business service network, publicity fees, maintenance standards and deadlines;

(F) accept environmental, health, quality supervision and other related administrative law enforcement supervision and inspection;

(G) establish health records for personnel directly engaged in water supply, and regular medical examination;

    (VIII) other provisions of laws and regulations. 22nd urban water supply enterprises shall establish and improve water quality monitoring system to ensure that water quality conforms to the national standard. Project of water quality, water pressure testing, frequency, methods and settings should comply with national regulations.

    On water quality cannot be found or seized items are not up to national provisions, shall entrust the water quality testing agencies with statutory inspection qualification testing.

    23rd urban water supply enterprises shall, in accordance with relevant regulations of the State setting the pipe network pressure measuring point, ensure that the pressure of the water supply network in line with the State standards.

    24th city water supply enterprise to conduct construction or facilities that overhaul really necessary water supply or reduced water pressure, water shall be subject to approval by the Administrative Department, stopping 24 hours before the water supply or reduced water pressure, notice to the user through the mass media or other means of water causes, time and restore the water supply of the water supply. 25th due to force majeure events or incidents of normal water supply, urban water supply enterprise on-site repair and repair shall immediately notify the customer and enable the provisional safeguard measures. Repair utilities should be in relevant national technology standards and norms within a specified time frame?.

    Relocation due to repairs needed other facilities, shall promptly notify the relevant property or management units, and to take reasonable measures of protection, ownership or management units should be compatible with.

    The sixth chapter of urban water management

Article 26th users need to use the city's public water supply shall be applied to the urban water supply enterprises, urban water supply enterprises shall within 7 working days from the date of receipt of the application, completed, and in accordance with the People's Republic of China contract law related to provision of water for the city water supply contract with the user, specify the rights and obligations of both parties and for breach of contract. Need to change the user name of the user, increasing the water supply, change water for nature, migration, water meters, water end, the original user shall apply to the urban water supply enterprises registration procedures and to settle related charges. User aborted water, urban water supply enterprises shall be for the suspended water procedures, settlement-related costs. Suspension of water need to be restored after water, to the city water supply enterprise to apply recovery procedures.

    Suspended for more than a year without applying for recovery, according to automatically cancel processing. 27th use of city public water supply units or individuals should install billing water meters, water measurement. Clearing water meters shall have measuring instruments manufacturing license mark or imported measuring instruments calibration certificate, clearing the water meter calibration should be carried out before installation, water quality inspection and quality supervision departments.

    Clearing water meter inspection and supply enterprises seal can only be installed using, is not in accordance with law, failed to pass the test or the test shall not be installed.

    The 28th different properties of the same user should be installed separately with water billing meter measurement, life, production, operations, special industries, such as mixing water of different nature non-meter, collected water at the highest price.

29th urban water supply enterprises shall, in accordance with the provisions of the standard price of water and clearing the charging of water meter of actual water consumption, water supply companies to settle water metering and charging internal copying by users, clearing the water meter and the internal table error of water shared by the user.

    Clearing meter fails or for other reasons cannot meter measurement, measured at average monthly water consumption for three months before users; user responsibilities beyond metering Metering, in addition requires the user to correct in a month, a city water supply enterprise by most early users of water meter charge for water, fails to correct, according to the user clearing meter diameter flowmeter water.

    30th user billing disagrees with the accuracy of measurement of the water meter, can contribute to the measurement of the quality supervision Department as body checking applications for legal metering verification institution verification, error rate exceeds the specified error, water supply companies and pay verification, and refund the difference user charges, error does not exceed the provisions of the verification fee shall be borne by the user.

31st article user should by provides of measurement standard and water price standard according to city water water contract agreed of time and way paid water, shall not arrears or refused paid, user in received payment notification single 15th within still not paid water of, city water enterprise can to user issued owes fee urged paid notification, user in received urged paid notification Hou continuous 2 months still not paid water of, water enterprise can by contract agreed stop water.

    After the user is required to pay arrears and penalty, urban water supply enterprises shall resume water supply within 12 hours.

32nd the owners or the management of secondary water supply facilities, water quality management system should be established, strengthening water quality management, regular water quality testing, not less than twice a year for all types of cleaning and disinfection of water storage facilities.

    Water quality of secondary water supply is contaminated, management entity shall immediately stop water supply timely disinfection, and entrusted with the statutory test qualified water quality inspection institutions to conduct water quality testing, after passing the test, may be put into use. Article 33rd public fire facilities for private and city water supply enterprise is responsible for the day-to-day management and maintenance.

City and county governments should be public fire facilities construction and maintenance funds and public fire water added to the budget for the financial year. Fire service personnel or outside water supply enterprises in accordance with the regulations, no unit or individual may unlawfully opened fire facility is enabled.

Enabled by the fire of fire-fighting water supply facilities, urban water supply enterprises shall be sealed again after the fire lifted. Fire services personnel or enterprises with special needs use of fire-fighting water supply facilities of water supply, after approval by public security Fire Department, apply to water supply for fire water supply facility use permits and water metering facilities, water metering facilities for margin payments, royalties and water, using the specified fire-fighting water supply facilities.

    When you stop the use of fire-fighting water supply facilities, shall promptly refund the city fire facility use permits and water metering facilities, supply enterprises shall be returned in accordance with the provisions of water metering facilities bonds.

    34th Fire Department shall, in conjunction with city water supply enterprise of joint fire-fighting water supply water consumption statistics, other water measurement shall be separately installed water meters.

35th in principle may not be used for greening of urban water supply, use, should the consent of city water supply enterprise and rationalize water consumption.

    Municipal, environmental, landscape fountain is not fixed, such as water user, should be submitted to the city water supply enterprise demand for the temporary water supply procedures, the installation of metering water meters, water units shall pay charges to the urban water supply enterprises.

36th prohibits the following damage to utilities or affect the behavior of the function of water supply facilities:

(A) the production or use of toxic and hazardous substances to the water pipe network system connected with the public water supply network;

(B) unauthorized opening and closing public valves of water supply networks;

(C) theft of or damage to water supply piping, valves, water supply facilities;

(D) unauthorized-built water supply network connected to the public water supply network;

(E) permission to be installed directly on the city's public water supply pipelines pumping pressurized water;

(Vi) unauthorized public water supply in the city special power supply Circuit lap other electricity lines and facilities;

(VII) without authorization in the stacked above the water supply pipe material or construction of a building or structure;

(H) water supply facilities built shed, repair masonry structures;

(I) obstructs or interferes with the maintenance and repair of water supply facilities;

    (J) other damage or affect the function of urban water supply facilities.

37th prohibits the following embezzlement of city public water supply and the public water supply for cities:

(A) are not used with or without a settlement meter for water, public water supply network in the city without water;

(B) the alteration, damage, interfere with, private settlement meter makes it less measure or not to measure water;

(C) the water using a public fire service installations of the contravention;

(D) without changing the scope of properties of water and water;

(V) the transfer to a third party without authorization for urban water supply;

(Vi) unauthorized destruction of water meters lead seal;

    (VII) other acts of theft, go for urban water supply.

    The seventh chapter legal liability

Article 38th water supply enterprise in violation of these regulations, any of the following acts, rectification by the water conservancy administrative departments, and a fine of more than 5000 Yuan less than 30000 Yuan, the persons in charge and other direct liable persons directly responsible, a fine of 500 Yuan:

(A) lack of water administration of the water supply Enterprise qualification certificate issued by the competent and engaged in the production and operation of urban water supply;

(Ii) unauthorized use of water supply enterprises without acceptance or acceptance of substandard water supply facilities;

(C) water supply and water quality, water pressure does not meet national standards;

(D) unauthorized stops water supply water supply or failure to fulfil the obligations of notification;

    (E) not displayed in the meter measurement, free estimate.

    Disobey the 36th, 39th article 37 provides that the rectification by the water conservancy administrative departments belonging to non-operating activities can be fined 1000 Yuan fine belonging to business activities, punishable by more than 10000 30000 Yuan fines; losses caused, by the responsible person shall be compensated.

40th under any of the following acts, rectification by the water conservancy administrative departments, and give a warning in serious, 1000 Yuan fine for individuals, belonging to business activities, and fined not more than 10000 RMB yuan more than 30000:

(A) without any justified reason, refuses to pay water charges;

    (B) the secondary water supply projects put into use without acceptance or acceptance is not qualified; (c) is not required for cleaning and disinfection of secondary water supply facilities.

    41st city construction hazards of public water supply facilities, by the water conservancy administrative departments shall be ordered to stop the harmful activity, losses caused by building construction enterprises or responsible person shall compensate for the losses.

    42nd party refuses to accept the decision of punishment may apply for administrative reconsideration or bring an administrative lawsuit in accordance with law, the party fails to apply for reconsideration or bring an administrative suit nor implements the decision on administrative penalty, up to the punishment of authorities apply to the people's Court for compulsory execution.

    43rd water conservancy administrative departments and other departments who abuses his power, favoritism and neglect of a disciplinary sanction, constitute a crime shall be investigated for criminal liability.

    The eighth chapter supplementary articles

    Within the administrative area of the city, the 44th article of the city water supply pipe net of rural water supply, water use and management activities applicable to these measures.

Article 45th public water supply in these measures refers to the city water supply enterprise to public water supply pipelines and their auxiliary facilities to units and residents of life, production and other construction to provide water.

Infrastructure refers to the city's water unit, with its own water supply mainly to the construction of water pipelines and auxiliary facilities, production and other construction to provide water.

Secondary water supply is the water from the public water supply pipeline after adopted additional storage and compression facilities to place of living, production and other construction to provide water.

Water facilities refers to water intake facilities, water treatment plants, water distribution network and affiliated facilities.

Clearing meter refers to when they passed verification qualification Department verification, installed by the city water supply enterprise as a settlement based on the meter with the user.

Refers to the parts table when they passed verification qualification Department verification, by the user in the settlement after the water meter installation of water meter as an internal accounting.

    User is through clearing water meters and water for water supply in the urban water supply enterprise units and personal relationships.

    46th article of the approach by the municipal water administration authorities are responsible for the interpretation. 47th article of the rules take effect on October 1, 2012. On August 14, 1998, issued by the people's Government of the urban water supply in Xining, Xining Regulation (17th of the municipal government) abrogated.