Administrative Measures On Groundwater Resources In Chengdu

Original Language Title: 成都市地下水资源管理办法

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(July 10, 2007 Chengdu City Government 110th times Executive Conference considered through July 26, 2007 Chengdu City Government makes 137th, announced since September 1, 2007 up purposes) first article (purpose according to) for strengthening groundwater resources of management and protection, promote water resources reasonable utilization, according to People's Republic of China water, and take water license and water resources fee levy Management Ordinance, and Sichuan province straddling People's Republic of China water implementation approach, legal, and regulations,
    Chengdu real, these measures are formulated.
    Article II (scope of application) where mining in the administrative area of the city, taking, conservation, groundwater protection and management units and individuals shall abide by these measures.
    Construction, air conditioning water procedures apply.
    Article III (management) municipal water Administration Department is responsible for the city's ground water development, utilization, protection and management, and in conjunction with the Municipal Department of land and strengthen the management of mineral water, and geothermal water. District (municipal), County Department of water administration in accordance with the classification of groundwater resources management permissions, is responsible for the administrative area of groundwater development, utilization, protection and management.
    Chenghua district, including Jinjiang District, qingyang district, Jinniu District, wuhou district, and (with high-tech zone) within the administrative area of groundwater development, utilization, protection and management of directly managed by the municipal water conservancy Administrative Department.
    Sectors such as construction, planning, environmental protection, land and according to their respective duties, in collaboration with Department of water administration in accordance with law of groundwater resources development, utilization, protection and management.
    Fourth (planning) municipal water Administrative Department of Chengdu city, in conjunction with the relevant departments at the city level of groundwater resources development, utilization, conservation planning, reported to the municipal people's Government for approval organization.
    Development, utilization and protection of groundwater resources planning should be coordinated with national economic and social development plan. Planning, integrated survey and investigation and assessment of water resources should be carried out.
    Integrated survey and investigation and assessment of water resources, the municipal and district (City) County Department of water administration in conjunction with the relevant departments at the same level.
    Fifth (water licensing) units or individuals requiring water, should be required to have approval rights of water permit application to the water conservancy Administrative Department. Water administrative competent sector should since received take water application of day up 5 a days within on application material for review, and according to following different case respectively made processing: (a) application material complete, and meet statutory form, and belongs to this organ accepted range of, be accepted; (ii) submitted of material not complete or applications content fill note unknown of, one-time notification applicants needed correction of content, correction Hou be accepted; not correction material of, considered automatically withdrawn application; (three) not belongs to this organ accepted range of,
    Inform the applicant of the specific agency. Approval authority shall receive water within 20 working days from the date of the application (not including the holding of hearings and the time required for consultation with interested departments), decide whether or not to approve.
    Approved by decision, and shall at the same time issue a water approval files.
    Access to groundwater in the urban planning area of water applications, such as those involving public lands, public underground network, the approval authority shall seek the views of the City Planning Department, Town Planning Department shall receive for comment within 5 working days from the date of the material transmitted comments and water approval authority.
    Sixth (apply) requirements or individual water change water licensing matters set out shall apply to the approval authority, approved by original examination and approval organ, to handle the change.
    Seventh (water project) Department of water administration in accordance with local water resources, water units, or individual water plan, in line with the principles of coordination, balance, water plan of taking water to the unit or individual orders.
    Water units or individuals shall be by the water conservancy Administrative Department approves water plan water, taking water without Super plan.
    To adjust water plan due to special reasons, shall be subject to the examination and approval authority for approval.
    Eighth article (take water limit) has following case one of of, water administrative competent sector should on take water units or personal of take water be limit, and timely written notification take water units or personal: (a) for natural reasons, water resources cannot meet this area normal water of; (ii) take water, and back water on water function district waters using function, and ecological environment caused serious effect of; (three) groundwater serious Super mining or for groundwater mining caused ground settlement, geological disaster of;
    (D) the need to limit water intake for other special circumstances arise.
    Nineth (water metering facility) water unit or individual shall, in accordance with national technical standards to install metering facilities, ensure normal operation of metering facilities and fill in water statistics in accordance with regulations.
    Water units or individuals require maintenance, replacement of water metering facilities, should be reported before the overhaul, replacing water conservancy administrative departments, water by the water conservancy Administrative Department to verify the withdrawal.
    Tenth (drilling management) unit or individual is prohibited without obtaining the license for water drilling of groundwater.
    Needed chisel well mining groundwater of units or personal, in chisel well construction Qian should holding following information to has jurisdiction right of water administrative competent sector record: (a) water administrative competent sector issued of take water approved file; (ii) chisel well construction units of basic situation; (three) chisel well construction design programme (including uses, and well bit, and well diameter, and well deep, and check water, and take water, and design take water, and built well material,); (four) legal, and regulations, and regulations provides of other information.
    11th (waste management), water units or individuals require scrapping taking wells, shall stop using the water conservancy administrative departments within 15th of reports, in water Administrative Department under the supervision of a closed and refill.
    Take wells closed, backfill scrapped without authorization is strictly prohibited.
    12th (mining limited) groundwater in areas restricted to open: (a) groundwater; (b) groundwater heavily polluted areas, (iii) the area covered by the public water supply network (iv) affecting the safety of the building area (v) subject to the provisions of laws, rules and regulations open water areas.
    13th (Prohibition) is prohibited in access within a radius of 30 meters of wells for a toilet, cesspool, garbage and other sources.
    14th (stop water intake) units or individuals in the process of water of water, such as found in collapsing, cracks and other abnormalities, should immediately stop taking water and take appropriate protective measures, and promptly report to the water conservancy Administrative Department.
    15th (water resources fee collection) water units or individuals shall be paid to the water conservancy administrative departments according to law of water resource fees, and pay standards in accordance with the relevant provisions of the regulations and rules.
    Water resources fee calculated in accordance with the actual quantity of water collection, water metering facilities by water in water or water mains sets.
    16th (pay management) determined by the water conservancy Administrative Department of water resources fee payment amount, shall be served on the water unit or individual water resources fee payment notices, water unit or individual shall, from the date of receipt of the payment notice pay water fees in the 7th.
    17th (regulatory) water resources fees shall be included in the budget in full, by the financial sector in accordance with the approved budget of the sector co-ordinating arrangements, mainly for the development and utilization of water resources management, protection and conservation.
    No unit or individual may intercept or appropriation or diversion of water resources fee.
    Water Administrative Department, financial Department and price control departments should strengthen the water resource fee, use of supervision and management.
    Auditing organs should strengthen auditing and supervision of the use and management of water resources fee.
    18th article (check measures) water administrative competent sector in for supervision check Shi, right to take following measures: (a) requirements was check units or personal provides about file, and card as, and information; (ii) requirements was check units or personal on implementation this approach of about problem made description; (three) into was check units or personal of production places for survey; (four) ordered was check units or personal stop violation this approach of behavior, perform statutory obligations. Supervision and inspection personnel when conducting supervision and inspection, shall produce a valid certificate of administrative law enforcement.
    Units and individuals on supervision and inspection work should cooperate, and may not refuse or hinder supervision and inspection personnel performing official business according to law.
    19th (administrative penalties) units and individuals in violation of the rules of any of the following acts, are handled by the Department of water administration in accordance with the following: (a) units or individuals without obtaining the license for water without sinking, correction; it refuses or has caused serious consequences, can be fined 5000 Yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.
    (B) unauthorized construction of precipitation shall be ordered to stop precipitation deadlines for completing the formalities, pay water fees, and punishable by a unit each hole of less than 5000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan fine late refused to go through the formalities, order the closure or backfill it well.
    (C) scrapped to take wells without a closed and refill, rectification, and fined 5000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan fine.
    (D) access within a radius of 30 meters of wells set the latrine, cesspool, garbage and other sources, rectification, and fined 5000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan fine.
    Other acts in violation of these regulations, laws and regulations are provided, from its provisions.
    20th (accountability) executive staff in carrying out their duties, dereliction of duty, abuse of authority or engages, shall be given administrative sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
    21st (interpretation) this approach by the Chengdu municipal people's Government Affairs Office is responsible for the interpretation. 22nd (execution date) these measures shall take effect on September 1, 2007.
                                    September 24, 1982, Chengdu, Chengdu municipal people's Government announced the interim measures for the management of groundwater wells repealed simultaneously.

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