Hefei Urban Drainage Management Approach

Original Language Title: 合肥市城市排水管理办法

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Hefei urban drainage management approach

    (December 22, 2008, Hefei city people's Government at the 25th Executive meeting on January 16, 2009, 146th promulgated by the people's Government of Hefei city as of March 1, 2009) Chapter I General provisions

    First to standardize the urban drainage management, guarantee safe operation of urban drainage facilities, improving the water environment, in accordance with the People's Republic of China Law of prevention and control of water pollution, the Hefei municipal facilities management Ordinance and related regulations, rules, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Article within the scope of this regulation is applicable in the city's drainage and related administrative activities.

    Urban drainage in these measures refers to urban industrial waste water and domestic sewage (hereinafter referred to as sewage) and precipitation (hereinafter referred to as the rain) reception, transmission, treatment, and disposal. Urban drainage facilities in these measures including public drainage facilities and the construction of drainage facilities.

    Refers to the acceptance of public drainage facilities, transmission, treatment, discharge of municipal sewage and stormwater public network, channel (River) sewers, pumping stations and sewage treatment plant and its related facilities; built construction of drainage facilities refers to equity investments for regional drainage pipes, canals, pumping stations and sewage treatment facilities.

    Third follow unified planning and construction of urban drainage, concentrate combined with decentralization, sewage treatment and comprehensive utilization of a combination of principles.

    Fourth of municipal construction Administrative Department in charge of urban drainage management, urban drainage management bodies to which they belong are responsible for the day-to-day management of urban drainage.

    Environmental protection, planning, finance, public security, price, city administration and other departments shall, in accordance with their respective responsibilities, to joint water management.

    Fifth article of any unit and individual shall have drain and the obligation to protect drainage facilities, illegal drainage and drainage facilities have the right to report damage.

    Planning and construction of chapter

    Sixth of municipal construction Administrative Department shall, in conjunction with planning and other relevant departments, according to the master plan, prepared in the city water system planning, reported to the municipal people's Government for approval organization.

    Construction administrative departments, management institutions should be based on the city water system planning, organization of water system planning in the area, and reported to the municipal construction administrative departments.

    Article building, rebuilding, expansion of drainage facilities should be introduced for rainwater and sewage shunting; rainwater pipes and waste pipes shall not be mixed.

    Rainwater and sewage shunting implementation of any existing drainage facilities shall be in accordance with the principles of gradual transformation of the rainwater and sewage shunting.

    Sewage pipeline network not covered by region and area of reclaimed water demand should be the planning and construction of small sewage treatment plant.

    Eighth of municipal construction administrative departments shall, in accordance with water system planning, development of urban drainage pipe network, pumping stations, wastewater treatment plants and other public annual construction plans and organize the implementation of drainage facilities.

    The district, development zone should be based on annual construction plans of the municipal construction administrative departments, appropriate drainage facilities in the construction area.

    Nineth construction projects shall follow the water system planning for drainage facility construction project construction plan, and construction project designed, built and put into operation simultaneously.

    Department of City Planning Administration in approving construction projects before design, should seek the views of urban drainage management bodies.

    Article tenth drainage engineering design, construction, supervision should be implementing national and local technical standards and technical specifications, and practises the bidding. 

    Drainage facilities to undertake the design, construction, supervision, shall have the appropriate level of qualification.

    11th drainage facilities are completed, the construction unit shall organize water drainage management agencies participate in acceptance; acceptance or unqualified acceptance of, and shall not be put into use.

    12th drainage facilities identified existing and planned land without legal process adjustments shall not be changed.

    Chapter III administration drainage

    13th in sewer network within the coverage area of the city, water drainage units and individuals shall be discharged into the sewage pipe network and its affiliated facilities.

    Prohibition of discharges into stormwater pipe network or rainwater discharged into the sewer system.

    14th to the city sewer system and its subsidiary facility discharges of industrial waste water, medical treatment enterprises, wastewater treatment plants and sewage directly into natural water drainage units shall by law to apply for permits from environmental protection authorities.

    Discharges of industrial effluents, medical treatment outside the enterprises engaged in production and business activities of the units and individuals, discharge of sewage into urban sewer system and its ancillary facilities, drainage, drainage Management Agency to apply for city permits.

    15th before the environmental protection authorities in issuing permits, projects should be whether the sewage discharged into the city sewer system seeking the views of urban drainage management bodies.

    Urban drainage management bodies to discharge industrial wastewater treatment, medical treatment of enterprises and institutions when handling access for urban drainage network, shall examine the Department of environmental protection issued by emission permits or proof of admission to pilot.

    16th apply for urban drainage permit shall provide the following materials:

    (A) the drainage permit application form;

    (B) description of the drainage (including business scope, such as water and wastewater treatment process);

    (C) drainage plans;

    (D) additional information should be provided in accordance with law.

    17th article that meets the following conditions, urban drainage management bodies shall, within 20 working days from the date of acceptance of the application issued by the urban drainage permit:

    (A) sewage outlet settings meet the requirements of urban water system planning;

    (B) the discharge of waste water in accordance with national and local standards;

    (C) the construction of sewage treatment facilities in accordance with regulations;

    (D) emissions set special test wells.

    Focus on water drainage households except those that meet the conditions of the preceding paragraph, should also have the quality and quantity detection capabilities and testing system.

    For all types of construction work in a temporary drainage sediment, enough to cause jams or damage to drainage pipe network and its affiliated facilities, except those that meet the conditions of the first paragraph, should be preliminary sedimentation facilities built. 18th urban drainage permit is valid for 5 years. Period to continue their current emissions, water drainage units and individuals shall expires 30th, apply to urban drainage management bodies.

    Urban drainage management bodies should be based on an application, make a decision on whether to approve the extension before the expiry of the validity period.

    Due to construction to the city sewer system and ancillary facilities to the temporary discharge of sewage, drainage, drainage management, licence valid from institution determined according to the specific drainage conditions, but shall not exceed the construction deadline.

    19th drainage units and individuals after the urban drainage permit, it shall promptly took over formalities to urban drainage management bodies.

    Urban drainage management body should take over supervision and inspection to prevent mistakes, missed, does not meet.

    20th section of urban drainage permit water drainage units and individuals shall permit the discharge of sewage.

    Water drainage units and individuals need to change water drainage conditions, 15th, drainage management bodies, to apply for registration of change in advance, approval can be discharged.

    21st in the flood or drainage facilities take spills and other special situations, water drainage units and individuals shall abide by the Drainage Authority's control, in accordance with the requirements of sewage.

    22nd drainage units and individuals due to accidents resulting in toxic, harmful or flammable and explosive substances into the drainage facilities shall report immediately to the Drainage Authority and the Environmental Protection Department, and take emergency measures to prevent harm from occurring or expanded.

    23rd article environmental protection sector is responsible for on to city sewage tube network and subsidiary facilities emissions industrial wastewater, and medical sewage of enterprises, and sewage processing factory and will sewage directly row into natural water of drainage units of drainage water, and water for monitoring and check; city drainage management institutions is responsible for on other drainage units and personal of drainage water, and water and sewage tube network within of water, and water for monitoring and check, and established corresponding of drainage monitoring archives.

    Water drainage units and individuals shall coordinate with water quality and quantity monitoring and inspection work.

    Urban drainage management bodies and the Environmental Protection Department shall regularly inform each other of monitoring information.

    The fourth chapter drainage facilities management and maintenance

    24th public drainage facilities by the Drainage Authority or its delegate's unit is responsible for management and maintenance.

    Drainage maintenance, repair can be selected through public bidding way maintenance units, and the gradual introduction of market-oriented operation.

    Built drainage facilities by the property owner or his unit is responsible for management and maintenance.

    25th maintenance responsibility unit shall, in accordance with national and local standards establish the maintenance plan, and check the inspection system, the maintenance of drainage facilities to ensure safe operation of drainage facilities.

    26th drainage facilities due to reasons such as damaged when there is a risk of spills and other accidents, maintenance responsibility unit shall immediately organize the repair work is being urgently adopt effective measures, drainage facilities running as soon as possible, and shall promptly report to the Drainage Authority.

    Repairing drainage facilities, relevant units and individuals shall support and cooperation, shall not be obstructed.

    27th for the public drainage facilities to repair or special maintenance operations required to suspend the drainage, drainage along the Drainage Authority shall be informed in advance and quickly restore normal drainage.

    Which could have a serious impact on production and living large suspended drainage, shall be approved by the municipal or District Government, and announcements.

    28th 5 m on each side in urban drainage pipeline within 3 meters on each side and extension pipe for construction work, affecting the safety of drainage facilities, construction of the unit or units shall prior to construction and maintenance responsibility to agree on measures of protection, and by the maintenance unit supervising the implementation of responsibility.

    Article 29th due to need to change the drainage of construction works, the construction unit shall be approved by the Drainage Authority, the costs borne by the employer.

    Article 30th prohibit acts of damage following drainage facilities:
(A) the drainage pipe network and its affiliated facilities dumping waste, manure, waste and other obstructions;

    (Ii) pollution (soot), construction of mud directly into the drainage facilities;

    (C) the discharge into the drainage toxic, poisonous, flammable, explosive substances;

    (D) blocking drainage facilities;

    (E) allowed to tie up, dismantling, moving, achieve drainage works;

    (Vi) unauthorized drainage pressure drainage;

    (VII) damage to other drainage facilities.

    31st sewage treatment plants discharge water quality shall conform to the national and local emission standards, and accept supervision by the Drainage Authority and the Environmental Protection Department.

    Sewage treatment plant should install water inlet flow meter and online monitoring devices, and the Drainage Authority and the Environmental Protection Department's monitoring center network.

    The fifth chapter legal liability

    32nd drainage units and individuals in violation of the rules of any of the following acts, managed by the city administrative law enforcement departments to give warning, rectification, and punishable by a fine, causing drainage facilities damaged, it shall be liable for:

    (A) within range of sewage pipe network in the city not to discharge into the sewer system;

    (B) rainwater drained into the sewer network;

    (C) without a permit of urban drainage discharges of urban drainage pipe network and its affiliated facilities;

    (D) the terms up to urban drainage permit sending waste for urban drainage network and ancillary facilities;

    (E) the contents of urban drainage permit violations, discharging sewage into the urban drainage pipe network and its affiliated facilities.

    The preceding paragraph (a), (b) conduct, fined 2000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan fine; the preceding paragraph (c), (d) and (e) conduct, fined 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.

    33rd article violates these rules, any of the following acts, managed by the city administrative law enforcement departments to give warning, rectification, and impose a fine cause drainage facilities damaged, it shall be liable for:

    (A) the drainage pipe network and its affiliated facilities dumping waste, manure, waste and other obstructions;

    (Ii) pollution (soot), construction of mud directly into the drainage;

    (C) the discharge into the drainage of toxic, hazardous, flammable and explosive substances;

    (D) unauthorized public drainage facilities within the scope of protection for the construction operations, affecting the safety of drainage facilities;

    (E) of blocking drainage facilities;

    (Vi) allowed to tie up, dismantling, moving, achieve drainage facilities;

    (VII) to drainage pressure drainage without authorization.

    Has Qian paragraph subsection (a) items behavior of, sentenced 100 Yuan above 500 Yuan following of fine; has Qian paragraph subsection (ii), and (three), and (four) items behavior of, sentenced 5000 Yuan above 10,000 yuan following of fine; has Qian paragraph subsection (five), and (six), and (seven) items behavior of, sentenced 10,000 yuan above 30,000 yuan following of fine.

    34th drainage units violating the pollution prevention provisions of relevant laws and regulations by the Environmental Protection Department will be punished according to law.

    35th steal, damage drainage or obstructing State personnel performing official business according to law, by the public security organs in accordance with the People's Republic of China Law on administrative penalties for public security penalties constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    36th drainage facilities maintenance units are not clearing or repair in a timely manner, causing drainage unit or personal loss, shall bear corresponding liability for compensation.

    37th the supervisory departments and drainage management bodies do not perform their duties in accordance with this regulation, the directly responsible person in charge and other direct liable persons shall be given administrative sanctions.

    The competent authorities and the Drainage Authority who abuses his power, malpractice, negligence, shall be subject to punishment; a suspected crime, judicial organs according to law.

    The sixth chapter supplementary articles

    Article 38th, three county urban drainage management, in accordance with the measures implemented. 39th these measures shall come into force on March 1, 2009. November 22, 1999, issued by the people's Government of Hefei city sewage disposal Regulation (municipal, 76th) repealed simultaneously.