Zhejiang Provincial Water Conservation Measures

Original Language Title: 浙江省节约用水办法

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(August 29, 2007 Zhejiang Province Government 102th times Executive Conference considered through August 29, 2007 Zhejiang Province Government makes No. 237, announced since October 1, 2007 up purposes) first chapter General first article to strengthening save water management, improve water resources using efficiency, construction resources saving social, guarantees economy and social sustainable development, according to People's Republic of China water, and Zhejiang Province water resources management Ordinance, about legal, and regulations, combined this province actual
    And these measures are formulated.
    Article within the administrative area of the province engaged in water, water supply, water use, and related management activities of units and individuals shall comply with the relevant laws and regulations and these rules.
    Third people's Governments at various levels should strengthen leadership on water conservation work, water conservation objectives into national economic and social development plans, establish and perfect the management responsibility system of water conservation, strengthen water conservation information and education, increase the public finance investment, promoting water conservation technologies, new processes and new products.
    Fourth water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level shall be responsible for organizing, guiding, supervising water conservation work within their respective administrative areas, and has specific responsibility for the guidance, coordination and supervision of agricultural water conservation.
    Construction administrative departments of the people's Governments above the county level, or city divided into districts, counties (cities and districts) identified by the Government sector (hereinafter referred to as urban water conservation authorities) responsible for the direction, coordination and supervision within the administrative area of the city water supply water conservation, as well as within the scope of urban water supply network mastery of rural water conservation work.
    Trade and economic administrative departments of the people's Governments above the county level responsible for the direction, coordination and supervision of industrial water conservation work within their respective administrative areas.
    Agriculture, development and reform, the people's Governments above the county level of quality and technical supervision, health, education, science and technology, statistics, finance, pricing, and other relevant departments, in accordance with the Division of responsibilities, do well in water conservation-related work.
    Laws and regulations on water saving management duties otherwise provides, from its provisions.
    Fifth water conservation work should follow the overall planning and comprehensive utilization, total control and quota management, pushing forward with local conditions, excess fare increases and the principle of combining saving incentives.
    Sixth national economic and social development planning, urban planning, major construction projects and industrial structure should be commensurate with the carrying capacity of water resources, strictly limiting high-consumption projects, actively developing water saving in industry, agriculture and service sectors, encouraging the reuse of reclaimed water and utilization of rain water, seawater, brackish water.
    Article seventh all units and individuals have the obligation to save water, right to stop the waste of water resources and information.
    Eighth chapter save water management reform of the people's Governments above the county level shall develop Administrative Department shall, in conjunction with water, agriculture, urban water conservation, trade and other relevant departments according to the administrative division of water resources and integrated water resource planning, preparation of the Administration's water conservation plan, reported to the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval the implementation.
    Water conservation planning should include water-saving goal, construction of water-saving measures and facilities, and so on.
    Nineth competent administrative departments of people's Governments above the county level development and reform administrative departments shall, together with the water, according to water allocation plans, water for urban and rural status, next year water consumption as well as the total amount of water intake control issued by the higher authorities, annual water use plan of their respective administrative areas.
    Tenth provincial relevant departments in charge of industry water quota in this industry should be developed and submitted to the provincial water conservancy administrative departments and provincial quality and technical supervision of examination and approval by the Administrative Department, published by the provincial people's Government, and submitted to the water Administrative Department under the State Council and the departments of standardization administration.
    District municipal people's Government in accordance with local conditions, formulate provisions stricter than the province's water ration.
    Water quotas should be based on water resource carrying capacity, water supply capacity and economic and social development, in accordance with the requirements of saving and consumption reduction amendment in due course.
    11th article directly from rivers, and Lake, and underground, and water engineering retaining of waters within take water of units and personal (following referred to owned water households), except law not needed handle take water license of outside, should Yu annual November 15 Qian proposed Xia a annual water plans application, according to take water license grading approval permission, reported has jurisdiction right of water administrative competent sector, by water administrative competent sector in accordance with administrative license method provides of program approved.
    Medium and large agricultural irrigation needs to apply for license for water drawing water in the unit (in villages and towns, farms for the applicant) should be submitted before November 15 of each year, the following year water plan applications after examination by the irrigation district management institution, in accordance with administrative rights approved by the water conservancy Administrative Department.
    Water consumption in industry and services using public water supply, water users should be submitted before November 15 of each year, water scheme for the next year, report the urban water authorities and economic administrative departments, by urban water conservation departments and trade Administrative Department in accordance with the procedures laid down in the administrative licensing law jointly approved.
    Known as the water consumption in industry and services in the preceding paragraph standard, by districts and cities of the city water Department jointly developed and economic administrative departments.
    12th water plan to be approved should be according to the user's application, 3 years before water users water, local water resources bearing capacity and supply capacity, factors such as industry water quota approval.
    13th approved water plan needed more water, water users an application shall be submitted to the original examination and approval authority, indicating the reasons for the increase, approval can be re-water water. Article 14th non-agricultural water user shall install metering facilities consistent with national provisions. Residential water launched a household one, measuring household; non-resident users to implement the total water meter and meter to measure ratings measurement system.
    Water and water intended for human consumption must be separated from measures of production and operation, the main water plant and water equipment of industrial enterprises should be separately install metering facilities. Agricultural irrigation areas shall install metering facilities step by step in a planned way.
    Construction, reconstruction, expansion of irrigation projects, metering facilities should be the main part of the project designed, built and put into operation simultaneously.
    15th water administration under the people's Governments above the county level authorities and urban water saving and economic administrative departments respectively according to their functions, establishing a water conservation audit system, strengthen water saving to water users guide and non-residential water audit. Water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level should establish the boundaries for water conservation information system periodically the situation to the public to save water.
    Other water conservation Department of water conservancy administrative departments to submit relevant materials in a timely manner to assist related work. Chapter III promotion of water conservation measures article 16th new construction, expansion, renovation and construction projects, should be supporting construction of water conservation facilities.
    Should be the main part of the project of water saving facilities designed, constructed and put into use simultaneously. Water users must ensure that the normal operation of the water-saving facilities.
    Without auxiliary water-saving facilities of construction projects have been built, shall, in accordance with the water conservancy administrative departments or urban water conservation, trade and economic administrative authority requirements, water-saving facilities construction in the time allotted.
    Requirements for construction of water-saving facilities included in the project budget or the cost of production. 17th big water consumption water consumption of industrial and other large building projects, in project feasibility study report should contain a special demonstration of rational water use.
    Administrative departments for development and reform in law of project feasibility study report for examination and approval, the content should be reviewed in conjunction.
    Development and reform, trade and economic cooperation, foreign trade, urban water conservation, irrigation, industry and commerce, environmental protection and other administrative departments should strictly enforce relevant laws, rules, regulations and technical standards and specifications, strict control of large enterprises of water consumption of introduction and construction of large water projects.
    18th city water supply company, water users should be strengthened for non-residents () maintenance and management of water facilities, regular pipeline leak; tube leakage rate is higher than the standard set by the State, shall promptly repair and renovation. 19th industrial water-saving processes, equipment and products should be used, clean production, improving utilization of water.
    Cooling production equipment, boilers, condensing and the washing water should be recycled, utilization, reduce the average water consumption of output per unit of product.
    Industrial water reuse shall not be lower than the national or provincial requirements. Article 20th per 3-5 non-resident users should conduct water assessments, in which water users of the major water consuming industries and services by the people's Governments above the county level city water, trade and water conservancy administrative departments according to the Division of responsibilities with regular water balance test.
    Evaluation or testing does not meet water requirements, should be timely rectification.
    Water balance test methods shall conform to national requirements and procedures.
    21st prohibits the production, sale and use of national and provincial has been officially eliminated the high water consumption processes, equipment and products.
    Producers, sellers or production use shall, within the prescribed period of time to stop production, sale or use by State and province, has been officially eliminated the high water consumption processes, equipment and products.
    22nd people's Governments above the county level should increase investment in water-saving irrigation in agriculture, speed up the construction of canal system, and gradually develop pipeline water, improve water efficiency of Canal System.
    Shall, according to requirements of agricultural industrial structure adjustment, according to local conditions to promote irrigation, drip irrigation, irrigation advanced, thin sauce irrigation agriculture water-saving irrigation technology, water-saving facilities and rearing of livestock and poultry.
    23rd people's Governments above the county level agricultural Administrative Department should support upland farming, the development of animal husbandry of water conservation, research and popularization of new varieties of drought-resistant crops, soil conservation and livestock water saving technology to reduce water consumption.
    24th to encourage water conditions of the water users without affecting the others the legitimate rights and interests and under the premise of public interest, construction of water harvesting, water storage facilities, retaining rain (flood) water, increase water.
    25th water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level should be in conjunction with the administrative departments in perfecting the service system of agricultural water-saving in agriculture to guide rural collective economic organizations and farmers applying water-saving measures. 26th to encourage rural collective economic organization of the water management institutions, strengthen the construction of agricultural water saving irrigation facilities, management, and maintenance.

    27th people's Government above the county level and their departments should take effective measures to promote the use of water-water appliances, phasing out do not meet the standards of water saving water, improve water efficiency.
    Water intended for human consumption for production and sales of the units shall recommend water-water appliances to consumers.
    New homes using public water supplies should be installed in line with national standards of quality of water-saving toilet tanks and accessories.
    28th construction of urban centralized sewage discharge and treatment facilities, construct water facilities.
    New hotels, restaurants, residential quarters, office facilities and other related construction projects should be gradually building intermediate water reuse system.
    With water as the main raw material production enterprises shall end the production of water for recycling. 29th new towns (urban district), industrial parks and old city reconstruction projects to encourage under different water needs water supply according to quality.
    Specific measures for the urban water conservation, irrigation, finance, prices shall be formulated by the Administrative Department, the provincial people's Government for the record.
    30th, landscaping, environmental sanitation, construction, water, should give priority to the use of water, recycled water, rivers and lakes.
    Irrigation of urban green space, trees, flowers and other plants, irrigation, micro-irrigation should be applied, such as water-saving irrigation methods, encourages the use of harmless treatment of the wastewater after.
    31st day wash the scale of more than 50 units of motor vehicles should be installed and use recycled water facilities.
    The fourth chapter 32nd save water regulating measures people's Governments above the county level shall be in accordance with local water resources status and level of economic development, according to compensation costs and reasonable profits, high quality and high price, the principle of equitable burden and power adjusting water prices step by step, the implementation of unbundling and the cascade water prices, establishing incentives to save water price mechanism.
    Article 33rd water user fees or charges shall be paid in accordance with the measurement of water resources.
    Any unit not on the water door water water free-charge system.
    Article 34th and super imposed water metering and charging plan progressive fare system. Non-residents of water users in water use plans water according to law in accordance with the provisions of the standard pay water fees or charges over water, according to water resources in hyper-planned progressive fare system to pay fees or charges.
    Enterprises that year into the construction or modification of water saving facilities, Super plan progressive increases in charges, water charges can be partly returned to the enterprise.
    Residential water-step water prices step by step, by the people's Governments above the county level in accordance with the power to identify and implement.
    35th Super-planned progressive increases water and domestic water consumption in cascade water price increase in proportion of their income to pay into the financial account, the two lines of income and expenditure management, mainly for research, development, promotion of water-saving technology, construction of water-saving facilities and water balance test in allowances, water management and rewards.
    Super plan of progressive increase of water charges collected, used, and the return of the specific measures for the Administration, fiscal, price, by province, in conjunction with the relevant departments of the province shall be formulated by the Administrative Department, the provincial people's Government for the record.
    Water resources fee collection, use, and management of, water resources fee levy in Zhejiang Province, in accordance with the provisions of that regulation. Article 36th non-residential water use water-saving measures, annual water consumption is lower than the approved water plan, after examination by the relevant departments, to the large amount of water, giving certain incentives.
    Specific measures for water-saving incentives by the city divided into districts, counties (cities and districts) shall develop.
    Fifth chapter 37th supervision and penalties water administration under the people's Governments above the county level authorities and urban water conservation, trade and economic administrative departments should strengthen the management of water conservation, in accordance with their respective responsibilities to supervise and inspect the water users to save water.
    Article 38th non-residential water users should be required to water conservancy administrative departments or urban water saving and economic administrative departments provide water statistics and water conservation supervision and inspection personnel cooperate, provide relevant information and circumstances, may refuse or delay or a hoax. 39th article has following behavior one of of, according to following provides for punishment: (a) violation this approach 14th article provides, owned water households not installation take water measurement facilities or installation of take water measurement facilities not meet national measurement standard, or unauthorized demolition, and replaced take water measurement facilities of, according to Zhejiang Province water resources management Ordinance 49th article of provides be punishment; (ii) violation this approach 16th article first paragraph provides, construction project of water facilities no built or no reached national provides of requirements,
    Unauthorized input using of, according to People's Republic of China water 71st article of provides be punishment; (three) violation this approach 21st article provides, in production business in the using national and province expressly eliminated of high consumption water process, and equipment, and products of, according to People's Republic of China water 68th article of provides be punishment; (four) violation this approach 34th article provides, water households refused to paid water resources fee of, according to People's Republic of China water 70th article of provides be punishment. 40th article has following behavior one of of, ordered deadline corrected; late not corrected of, at 3000 Yuan above 30,000 yuan following of fine: (a) violation this approach 11th article, and 13th article provides, water households not declared water plans (containing change plans) of; (ii) violation this approach 14th article first paragraph provides, using public water of non-residents water households not according to provides installation measurement facilities of; (three) violation this approach 18th article provides, City water enterprise and non-residents water households of for (with) pipes network leak loss rate over national provides of standard, not timely for maintenance and transformation of; (four) violation this approach 20th article provides, not by provides for water assessment or by assessment, and test not meet water requirements, and not timely for rectification of; (five) violation this approach 31st article provides, day wash motor vehicle scale 50 car above of units not installation and using cycle water facilities of; (six) violation this approach 33rd article second paragraph provides,
    Package fees imposed on water users water; (VII) in violation of these regulations article 34th, water users refused to pay water bills.
    41st article violates article 38th of these measures, non-resident users refuse to provide reports and information or provides false statements and material shall be ordered to correct; it refuses, fined not more than RMB 500 Yuan more than 5000 Yuan.
    Article 42nd 39th provisions of these measures and administrative penalties stipulated in this chapter, the people's Governments above the county level the water conservancy administrative departments or urban water authorities on the Division of responsibilities, decided.
    43rd article water administrative competent sector and city water, and trade, about sector and staff in save water management in the has following case one of of, on directly is responsible for of competent personnel and other directly responsibility personnel, by where units, and superior competent sector or monitored organ according to management permission give administrative sanctions; constitute crime of, law held criminal: (a) on meet statutory conditions of approved (approved) matters, not according to statutory program and time be approved or approved of;
    (B) does not meet the statutory conditions of approval (approval), ratified or approved, and (c) illegal acts related to water conservation should be given administrative punishments according to law and shall not be penalized, or administrative penalty is obviously unfair and (iv) other acts of abuse of authority, dereliction of duty or engages in.
    The sixth chapter supplementary articles article 44th of reclaimed water in these measures refers to sewage and waste water treatment, water quality improved, in line with standards set by the State water quality requirements, and can be used in a range of non-drinking water.
    Intermediate water reuse system in these measures refers to buildings or residential drainage (sewage) can be collected, stored and processed, for life for flushing, washing cars, watering plants, spraying the floor of low-quality water, such as a new plumbing system. 45th article of the rules take effect on October 1, 2007.
                                                                                                  July 12, 1993 issued by the provincial people's Government of the implementation measures for the management of urban water saving in Zhejiang Province abolished at the same time.

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