Tibet Autonomous Region, Hydrological Management Approach

Original Language Title: 西藏自治区水文管理办法

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Tibet Autonomous Region, hydrological management approach

    (October 21, 2009 the people's Government of Tibet Autonomous Region, the 18th Executive meeting on November 16, 2009, people's Government of Tibet Autonomous Region, the 94th release come into force on January 1, 2010) Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to strengthen the management of hydrological, regulate hydrological work for the development, utilization, conservation and protection of water resources and disaster prevention and relief services, promoting economic and social development, in accordance with the People's Republic of China water and the People's Republic of China flood control law and the People's Republic of China water Ordinance and other laws and regulations, combined with State practice, these measures are formulated.

    Article autonomous region within the administrative area of hydrologic network planning and construction of hydrological monitoring and prediction, investigation and assessment of water resources, hydrological monitoring data collection, storage and use, hydrological hydrological monitoring of facilities and activities such as environmental protection, these measures shall apply.

    Article III is the basis for national economic and social development of hydrological cause public welfare undertakings, should be incorporated into the national economic and social development plan, the requirements included in the municipality budget.

    (City) and County (city, district) people's Government should be funding support in terms of hydrological institutions, where infrastructure construction and operation. Fourth State of water Administrative Department in charge of the hydrology of the area.

    Its hydrological institutions directly under (hereinafter referred to as autonomous regions hydrological institutions) is responsible for organizing hydrological management.

    State hydrological agency presence (City) hydrological institutions, hydrological institutions under the leadership of the autonomous region, specifically responsible for the seat of hydrological management and accept the guidance of local water conservancy Administrative Department.

    Other units engaged in hydrological activities, shall be subject to autonomous regions hydrological Agency of industry management.

    Fifth State hydrological institutions and their presence (City) hydrological institutions should strengthen hydrological monitoring data compiled, safekeeping, confidentiality and hydrological databases archiving, collecting hydrological information accurately and promptly submitted to higher authorities and related departments. Article sixth of foreign organizations and individuals engaged in hydrological activities in the administrative area of the autonomous region shall be approved by the water conservancy Administrative Department under the State Council, and to comply with state laws, decrees and relevant regulations of the State.

    Hydrological activities in transboundary rivers shall comply with People's Republic of China concluded treaties, agreements with the relevant countries. State hydrological institutions should strengthen the hydrological monitoring of cross-border rivers.

    Significant by the water conservancy administrative departments to notify the relevant Department of the autonomous region.

    Article seventh autonomous region encourages and supports the hydrological research, promotion and application of science and technology, develop hydrological science and technology talent, strengthening hydrological international exchanges and cooperation.

    Planning and construction of chapter

    Article eighth water conservancy administrative departments of the autonomous region should be based on the development of national hydrological planning, hydrological planning and career development needs of the national economic and social development of the autonomous region, organized preparation of hydrologic career development planning of the autonomous region, autonomous region people's Government for approval, and water conservancy administrative departments under the State Council for the record.

    Water Conservancy administrative departments of the autonomous region based on hydrological hydrological institutions career development planning organization hydrological planning, reported to the municipality for approval before implementation.

    Modify the hydrological hydrological planning career planning, shall, in accordance with procedures submitted to the original approval authority.

    Nineth construction of hydrologic station network should be based on hydro-development planning of the autonomous region, according to fixed asset investment projects construction of program implementation.

    As an autonomous Water Conservancy, electricity, water and other basic facilities to provide service station network construction and operation management of funds, should be included in the project budget and run separately managed funds.

    Tenth special hydrological station established under article shall not duplicate of basic hydrological station of the State; is really necessary to set up special hydrological station, shall be submitted to State hydrological institutions; belongs to the catchment management agency approval, the approval of the submitted watershed management authority.

    Dedicated hydrological station, shall submit the following materials:

    (A) the application;

    (B) project approval;

    (C) design of special hydrological station reported;

    (D) other material provisions of the State and the autonomous communities.

    11th autonomous regional hydrological institutions dedicated hydrological station of an application made by the applicant, should be dealt with separately according to different situations:

    (A) the application materials are complete and belong to this body acceptance, shall be inadmissible;

    (B) the submissions are incomplete or unclear applications fill shall at once inform the applicant within 5 working days correction;

    (C) does not belong to this body acceptance, and shall inform the applicant within 5 working days to receive permission to institutional applications. 12th State hydrological agencies to accept the establishment of a dedicated hydrological station applications, should undertake a comprehensive review of the application materials, from the date of acceptance of the application to approve or not to approve a decision 20th.

    Is not granted, and shall notify the applicant in writing and state the reasons; fails to make a decision, as agreed.

    13th special hydrological station monitoring work shall meet the following requirements:

    (A) hydrological monitoring work carried out with the necessary venues and infrastructure;

    (Ii) have the necessary hydrological monitoring equipment and measuring instruments;

    (C) have appropriate professional and technical personnel.

    Dedicated hydrological station established may appoint State hydrological Agency on behalf of construction and management, requirements established by units.

    14th in the autonomous region within the administrative area of hydrology and water resources investigation and assessment activities must have the appropriate qualifications and after filing with the State water administration authority, can be used at level of qualification and the provision of operational hydrology and water resources investigation and assessment activities within.

    Chapter III monitoring and information management

    15th for hydrological monitoring activities should comply with national hydrographic technical standards, specifications and procedures, ensure the quality of hydrological monitoring data.

    16th State hydrological institutions should strengthen drinking water, groundwater, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs of water, water quality monitoring, establish and improve hydrological monitoring response mechanisms, accelerate the construction of hydrological automatic measuring and reporting capabilities, improve monitoring means, raise the level of public services.

    17th State hydrological institutions should collect hydrological information for analysis, forecasting, and published by permission of hydrological information and forecasting, scheduling, disaster prevention and mitigation decisions provide the basis for flood control and drought relief.

    Assume control of hydrological information and flood water project management unit shall timely submission to State hydrological agencies during the flood control and water dispatching information.

    18th on radio, television, newspapers, Internet and other media, shall, in accordance with the requirements of the relevant provisions of the State and the State flood control and drought relief, free advertise, publish information and prediction of hydrology and water resources, and display the Publisher name and time.

    19th Communications Management Department of the autonomous region should be based on hydrologic work needed, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State, providing communication support to ensure that water bodies in a timely manner, accurate transmission of hydrological information and forecasting. 20th State may entrust the hydrological hydrological institutions specializing in the training of qualified individuals of rainfall, water level, such as hydrological monitoring project.

    Authorized individuals shall be in accordance with the commitments and requirements for hydrological monitoring work. Article 21st water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level should be based on the national economic and social development needs, organizations have the qualification of hydrology and water resources investigation and assessment unit, within the administrative area of hydrology and water resources investigation and assessment.

    Cross-prefectural (City) or a major river, lake water resources investigation and assessment of results should be submitted to the State water administration departments audited, other water resources investigation and assessment of results by local water conservancy administrative departments audited. 22nd hydrological monitoring data in a unified collection system.

    Autonomous region within the administrative area of surface water and groundwater hydrology monitoring unit shall, according to the national hydro-technical standard hydrological monitoring data compiled on time, free to hydrological agencies unified collection.

    Hydrological monitoring data in accordance with the following remit:

    (A) basic hydrological station of the State monitoring of current year data (City) Hydrographic agency compiled after, to the autonomous regions hydrological institutions submitted on March 15 of the following year;

    (B) other hydrological monitoring hydrological monitoring of current year data, compiled by the monitoring unit later, on May 15 of the following year to the local (municipal) hydrological hydrological agencies remit of bodies or autonomous regions. Article 23rd hydrologic monitoring system of information shared.

    State hydrological institutions should be submitted in a timely manner of hydrological monitoring data consolidation, validation and aggregated into national hydrologic databases, queries and hydrological monitoring information for the public convenience.

    Basic hydrographic monitoring information shall disclose, except those classified as State secrets. 24th 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.

    Paid use of hydrological monitoring data and results, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State charges, and two lines of income and expenditure management.

    Hydrology and hydrologic monitoring information provided by agencies for specific projects, for use only for that particular project, without the consent of hydrological institutions, without authorization, no unit or individual shall not sell, lend, publish, or for other business activities.

    25th the following activities using the hydrological data hydrological institutions of the autonomous region should be reviewed:

    (A) the preparation of various types of integrated planning, planning of water resources development;

    (B) focus on project planning, construction and management of water resources;

    (C) water resources investigation and assessment, demonstration and water, scientific experiments and studies of environmental impact assessment;

    (D) the construction, reconstruction, expansion of access to water and drainage and flood control and drought relief works;

    (E) other activities stipulated by the State, autonomous region.

    Fourth chapter hydrological facilities and monitoring of environmental protection 26th basic hydrological station of the State should be to maintain long-term stability.
Due to major construction projects construction need to be relocated, national important hydrological stations should be directly under the water conservancy Administrative Department under the State hydrological institutions; hydrological stations should be reported to the State water administration general approval of the competent authorities, the costs borne by the employer.

    Without permission, no unit or individual may relocate the national basic hydrological station.

    27th hydrological station of the county people's Governments shall, in accordance with national and State regulations to delineate hydrologic station, monitoring sites and monitoring facilities as well as private land use, and for the land-use procedures under the law.

    28th hydrological monitoring installations, monitoring, communications facilities are protected by law, and no unit or individual may seize, destroy, must not disturb the hydrological monitoring activities.

    29th County people's Governments shall, in accordance with relevant State regulations to protect hydrological monitoring environments, and follow the standards delineate hydrologic monitoring scope of environmental protection, and border protection limits the establishment of land marks:

    (A) the hydrologic River protected areas: Brahmaputra, jinsha, nujiang, Lancang River country basic basic gauge hydrometric station cross-section upstream and downstream the 1000 metres, on both sides of the record high flood level; other gauge line on the River, downstream of the 500 meters, the highest flood level in history between the two sides following;

    (B) hydrological observation, monitoring the protection ranges from 10 meters outside the perimeter of the site.

    30th prohibits any units and individuals in the context of hydrological monitoring environmental protection to engage in the following activities:

    (A) tree planting, planting high stalk crops, stacked materials, construction of buildings, is docked vessels;

    (B) sampling, dredging, blasting, quarrying, mining and dumping of waste;

    (C) in the monitor section to get water, sewage or river equipment, meteorological observing station, erected over the monitoring section of the line;

    (D) other activities affecting the hydrological monitoring operations.

    31st hydrological monitoring in rivers, roads, bridges on the hydrological monitoring operations, shall set up warning signs, passing ships, vehicles must slow down or avoid.

    The fifth chapter legal liability

    32nd breach of these rules, any of the following acts, directly responsible in charge and other direct liable persons shall be given disciplinary actions are suspected of the crime, transferred to judicial organs for handling:

    (A) hydrological monitoring information causes serious economic losses of misstatement;

    (B) fail to report, late of hydrological monitoring information;

    (C) unauthorized release of hydrologic information and forecasting;

    (D) the loss of, destruction of, falsification of hydrological monitoring data;

    (V) unauthorized transfer, lend, publish hydrological monitoring data or for other business activities;

    (F) failing to perform their duties in other acts.

    33rd article violates these rules, without filing unauthorized in hydrology and water resources investigation and assessment activities, ordered to record fails to record, to order the suspension of hydrology and water resources investigation and assessment activities are serious and may be fined a maximum of 5000 Yuan more than 20000.

    34th other acts in violation of these rules, laws and regulations on disposition, penalty, disciplined in accordance with the provisions and penalties.

    The sixth chapter supplementary articles 35th article of the rules implemented on January 1, 2010. Released on August 21, 1998, the Tibet Autonomous Region, hydrological regulation repealed simultaneously.