Hubei Province Water Management Approach

Original Language Title: 湖北省水文管理办法

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Hubei Province water management approach

    (April 26, 2010 Executive meeting of the people's Government of Hubei Province, considered by Hubei provincial government order No. 335, published May 7, 2010 as of July 1, 2010) first to strengthen hydrological management, regulate hydrological work, promoting the development of hydrological cause, according to the People's Republic of China water and the People's Republic of China water Ordinance and other laws and regulations, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.

    Article in within the administrative area of the province engaged in hydrological planning and construction, hydrological monitoring and prediction, investigation and assessment of water resources, hydrological monitoring data collection, storage and use, hydrological hydrological monitoring hydrological monitoring in environmental protection and management of facilities and activities shall abide by these measures.

    National hydrological agencies involved in watershed management departments within the administrative region of this province's hydrological activities according to the relevant State provisions. Article III is the basis for national economic and social development of hydrological cause public welfare undertakings.

    Hydrology should be integrated into national economic and social development plan of the province, the requirements listed in provincial budgets.

    City (State), counties (cities and districts) appropriate arrangements for direct service to the local economic and social development of the people's Government of hydrological cause funds guaranteed and coordinated economic and social development of hydrological cause.

    Article fourth province water conservancy administrative departments of the province's hydrographic work, perform the following main duties:

    (A) implementation of relevant national and provincial hydrological management laws, rules, regulations and technical standards, developed and implemented the hydrology development programming;

    (B) is responsible for hydrographic surveying and hydrological information and forecasting in the province, lakes, reservoirs and rivers and boundaries of water bodies and groundwater quantity and quality, flash floods, water, drought monitoring, and on the required permissions to the public information and results;

    (C) is responsible for the provincial hydrological surveys, hydrological information and forecasting, hydrological analysis, water resources investigation and assessment, water environment monitoring data and results in collection, compilation, review, identification, storage, such as;

    (D) guidance, coordination and supervision and inspection of the province's hydrographic work;

    (V) is responsible for information construction of hydro and hydro-engineering construction in the province;

    (F) hydrology professional and technical advisory services, provide hydro-technical appraisal for water activities;

    (VII) other duties stipulated by laws and regulations, and provincial people's Government.

    Hydrology institution in charge of the province's hydrographic work.

    City (State), counties (cities and districts) hydrological institutions at higher levels hydrological institutions and under the leadership of the local people's Government, in charge of hydrological work in the area.

    Article fifth province water conservancy administrative departments, according to the national and development of hydrological planning, combined with the national economic and social development needs in the province, preparation of the hydrology development plan, submitted to the provincial people's Government, approved or authorized by the competent authorities to implement, and water conservancy administrative departments under the State Council for the record.

    Revision of the hydro development plans, procedures should be in accordance with the plan approved by the original approval authority. Approval by the sixth section of hydrologic career development plan is the basis for the development of hydrological cause.

    Hydro-career development plan includes development of hydrological cause goal, construction of hydrologic station network, hydrological monitoring and information network construction and hydrological information and forecasting facilities construction, hydro-science and technology development, team-building and security-building measures, and so on.

    Hydro-career development plan should promote the use of advanced technology, and raise the level of modernization of hydrology.

    Article seventh planning should be based on the development of hydrological cause construction of hydrologic station network, in accordance with capital project construction management and program implementation.

    Construction of hydrologic networks should follow the reasonable layout, efficient use of, the principle of balance between current and long-term needs, prevent redundant construction.

    Article eighth hydrological (water level, rainfall, hereinafter the same) network practices classified administration. Hydrometric stations are divided into basic hydrological station of the State and special hydrological station.

    National hydrometric station into one of the important hydrometric station hydrometric station. Nineth national important hydrometric station set up and adjusted by the provincial Department of water administration under the water conservancy administrative departments directly under the water authority for approval.

    The establishment and adjustment of hydrologic station, approved by the provincial water conservancy administrative departments, hydrological institutions directly under the water conservancy Administrative Department under the State Council for the record.

    Tenth special hydrological station established under article shall not duplicate of basic hydrological station of the State.

    Basic hydrological station covering areas of the country, is really necessary to set up special hydrological station, in accordance with administrative rights approval of the provincial hydrological agencies should seek the views of relevant departments before.

    Because of traffic, navigation, environmental protection and the need to establish special hydrological station, before the approval of the competent authorities concerned should seek the views of provincial hydrological institutions and authorities.

    11th special hydrological stations and other units engaged in hydrological activities, shall be subject to the provincial hydrological Agency of industry management. 12th hydrological institutions should be in accordance with national hydrographic technical standards, specifications and regulations, organize implementation of hydrological monitoring and ensuring the quality of monitoring.

    Without approval, shall not be suspended, hydrological monitoring.

    13th medium and large reservoirs, hydropower stations, sluices, pumping stations and water projects and important lakes, facilities or the establishment of special construction of hydrologic and flood hydrology station, by the water conservancy administrative departments or hydrological agency after acceptance into use.

    Article 14th unified submission, data validation system.

    In this hydrological observation units within the province, monitoring hydrological data should be free, on time consolidated summary submitted to the provincial hydrological institutions, validation, and incorporated into the national hydrologic database.

    Provincial hydrological institutions should establish the province's hydrological database, proper storage and care of hydrological monitoring data, and the processing of hydrological data, forming hydrological monitoring results be published.

    15th basic hydrologic data should be open in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State, and establish and improve information-sharing platform, facilitating public access to hydrographic information to the community.

    Hydrological data, surveys of hydrological information and forecast information, water resources assessment and hydrological analysis and calculation of results is a State secret, to decrypt the determination of security classification, changes, as well as the use of the information, in accordance with the regulations of the State secrets law.

    16th State decision-making and disaster prevention and reduction, national defense, public security, environmental protection and other public welfare requires hydrological monitoring data and results should be provided free.

    Apart from the cases provided for in the preceding paragraph, you need to use hydrological monitoring data and results, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State charges, and two lines of income and expenditure management.

    Special Advisory services for business activities to provide hydrological, paid service contract shall be signed by the parties and specify the rights and obligations of both parties.

    Unless otherwise provided by the State, provide hydrological data hydrological institutions, no entity or individual may unlawfully sell, lend, publish, or other profit-making activities.

    17th the following activities the use of hydrological monitoring data should be reviewed by the provincial hydrological agencies confirm:

    (A) planning used in the production of vital hydrological monitoring data;

    (B) the hydrological monitoring data used in key construction projects;

    (C) water resources management using hydrological monitoring data;

    (D) the need to identify cases of water administration decisions and hydrological monitoring information on water use to settle disputes;

    (E) the laws and regulations of the hydrological monitoring data used in other related activities. Article 18th hydrological information and forecast the people's Governments above the county level flood control and drought relief commanding bodies, hydrological institutions in accordance with the provisions of water conservancy administrative departments or permission to release to the social Union.

    Prohibited without authorization, no other units or individuals to social publishing hydrological information and forecasting.

    Radio, television, newspaper and online news media, should be in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State flood control and drought relief requirements, advertisements, published in the hydrological information and forecasting in a timely manner, and indication of the Publisher and date.

    Article 19th hydrological institutions, hydrometric station and hydrological business units, people's Governments must be according to local flood control and drought relief command, Department of water administration of the requirements, submit timely and accurate collection, transfer, hydrological information and forecasting. 20th hydrological institutions and communications departments should cooperate closely, keep hydro communications network free, accurate and timely transmission of hydrological information and forecast.

    Radio regulatory agencies should be to protect hydro-communications transmitting equipment in good running order.

    No units or individuals may occupy or interfere with or disrupt hydrological wireless channel, channel and cable communication lines.

    21st article hydrological institutions should strengthening water resources of dynamic monitoring work, found was monitoring water of water, and water, situation occurred changes may endanger water security of, should strengthening track monitoring and survey, timely will monitoring, and survey situation and processing recommends reported location Government and water administrative competent sector; found water changes, may occurred burst sex water pollution event of, should timely will monitoring, and survey situation reported location Government and water administrative competent sector and environmental protection administrative competent sector. 22nd on hydrology, water resources investigation and assessment of the implementation of certification.

    Without the State hydrology and water resources investigation and assessment of qualifications unit may engage in hydrology and water resources survey and assessment work.

    Provincial and regional water resources investigation and assessment and hydrological analysis calculation by the provincial hydrological institutions or cities (States) of hydrological agency organization. Article 23rd is the Foundation of hydrological hydrological monitoring facilities.

    Any unit and individual have the protection of hydrological monitoring and testing reach obligations.

    Prohibits the destruction or seize, damage, and unauthorized use, mobile station buildings, facilities, equipment, monitoring signs, observing sites, roads, the survey ship docks and groundwater observation wells and supporting facilities such as hydrological monitoring facilities.

    National hydrological monitoring of basic hydrological station facilities damaged due to force majeure, seat of water administration under the people's Governments and relevant authorities should take urgent steps, tissue repair, ensure that hydrologic monitoring facility up and running. 24th people's Governments above the county level shall, in accordance with the relevant national standards delineating the hydrological monitoring environmental protection areas established landmarks.

    Scope of protection include:
(A) River float the test section or the slope section on 20 meters to the buoys upstream of section or the slope under section 50 meters in the lower reaches, as well as historical flood of the River below the land and waters;

    (B) hydrological field around 30 meters, test operations room, a self-recording water level Gage, cableways of the pillar () anchor, around 20 meters.

    25th prohibited in the context of hydrological monitoring environmental protection carried out the following activities:

    (A) plant tall crops, stacked materials, construction of buildings, structures or other water facilities;

    (B) removal of Earth, gold rush, blasting, digging sand, stone, docked ships, dumping of wastes;

    (C) in the monitoring section of river water, sewage or water monitoring equipment, monitoring sections, hydrological field erected above the line;

    (D) in hydrology and lodging on a dedicated flood line wires;

    (E) have an impact on hydrological monitoring activities. Article 26th due to major construction needs, construction and raw materials at the national hydrometric station affected hydrological monitoring, the prior consent of the water conservancy administrative departments concerned consent, according to the construction approval process for approval.

    Because of migration reconstruction, recovery, monitoring and management of all costs borne by the construction unit of the facility. 27th hydrological monitoring in a navigable river or on the bridge work, shall set up warning signs.

    Other cars, boats shall be in accordance with the provisions of the transportation departments of the speed limit by or detour.

    28th article in violation of these regulations, provisions of laws and regulations on punishment, from its provisions.

    29th national staff in violation of the rules, dereliction of duty, abuse of authority, who, by their work units or by the competent authorities according to law. 30th article of the rules take effect on July 1, 2010. December 16, 1998 issued by the provincial people's Government, the protection measures for hydrological facilities in Hubei Province (provincial 161th) repealed simultaneously.