Wuxi City Water Conservation Measures

Original Language Title: 无锡市城市节约用水管理办法

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(August 17, 2006 Wuxi municipal people's Government at the 55th Executive meeting on August 22, 2006 Wuxi municipal people's Government promulgated as of September 1, 2006, 85th), first to strengthen the management of urban water conservation, scientific and rational use of water resources and promote economic and social development, according to the People's Republic of China water law issued by the Ministry of construction, the State Council approved the regulations on the management of urban water conservation laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.
    Second this approach applies to the municipality on city planning water management in the region.
    In urban planning using public water supply water supply unit and individual, custom built facilities, must comply with these measures.
    Third municipal public utilities Bureau of urban water conservation work.
    Urban water conservation Office is commissioned by the municipal public utilities Bureau, which is responsible for the management of the urban water conservation, guided by the municipal water conservancy administrative departments on the business.
    City administrative departments in charge of water conservation responsibilities and authorities within the scope of urban water conservation management.
    The relevant administrative departments according to their respective functions and coordinate the management of urban water conservation.
    Fourth city water conservation follow unified planning, planning, comprehensive utilization of water, the principles of scientific management.
    Encourage water conservation science and technology research, popularize advanced technologies, improve water conservation science and technology level.
    Encourage units and individuals to investment in municipal sewage recycling facilities and the use of reclaimed water, urban wastewater reclamation utilization.
    Article departments of people's Governments at all levels, industry and water unit, water conservation should be further publicity and education, raising awareness of water conservation.
    News media shall strengthen water conservation advocacy, broadcast and published water conservation public service announcements.
    The sixth no units and individuals have the obligation to save water, and right to stop the waste of water and reported.
    Municipal people's Government to make remarkable achievements in water conservation work units and individuals for awards.
    Article seventh urban water use program management to economize water.
    City Council shall, jointly with relevant departments of municipal public utilities water conservation medium-and long-term planning, submitted to the municipal people's Government for approval, and medium and long-term planning based on urban water conservation water conservation annual plan.
    Municipal public utilities Bureau according to the fixed national and provincial water standards, combined with practical production in this city, living water, in conjunction with the departments concerned, residential water, this quota, individual water industry water quota and quota, and implementation of the water quota of regular assessment.
    Eighth to reach a certain standard of non-residential units (hereinafter referred to as water unit) to implement water management plan index.
    Planned by the municipal public utilities Bureau according to the relevant regulations of the State, combined with the social aspects of urban water resources demand, determined and published on a regular basis.
    Nineth plan on water's water program indicators, by the municipal public utilities Bureau according to the annual plan for the medium and long-term planning, urban water conservation, combined with the water quotas and production work plan approved.
    Tenth plan units shall apply to the municipal public utilities Bureau of water management indicators of water use plans and strictly in accordance with the indicators of water use plans issued by water.
    Due to special circumstances need to adjust indicators of water use plans should change formalities apply to the municipal public utilities Bureau.
    11th city water for statistical analysis system.
    Planned water unit should be the unit of water statistics, establish and improve the water original records and account statistics, and before the 10th of each month, municipal utilities, to submit the month water conditions.
    Public water supply enterprises shall before the 10th of each month, municipal public utilities Bureau submitted the plan last month to water water use and related water information.
    Municipal public utilities Bureau shall, together with the city and the water conservancy administrative departments, according to the municipal water supply water and self-provided source of water and other water related information regularly to analyze the plan water unit reported water conditions, timely understanding of water use plans implementation of the indicators.
    12th urban planning units of water ultra water progressive fare system. City's water conservation Office and planning units of water over planned fare increase rate agreement signed, super water part of the planned units, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the province increases fees.
    Fails to pay the overdue, from the date of delay na na part 5 per thousand of the charge by the day lag late fees.
    13th water price of urban domestic water consumption in progressive step.
    Urban residents ' living water gradually household metering of water meters, household metering charge shall not be imposed on urban residential water fee.
    14th urban building, rebuilding or expansion projects should develop water conservation programmes, supporting the construction of water conservation facilities, and simultaneously with the principal part of the project designed, built and put into use.
    Prohibiting the use of countries has been officially eliminated backward equipment and products, high water consumption, should change that have been used or stop using it.
    15th Administrative Department of urban water conservation, should be involved in the construction, reconstruction or expansion project of water conservation programmes review and acceptance of water conservation facilities.
    Without acceptance or unqualified acceptance of construction projects shall not be put into use.
    16th water unit this unit save water management should be strengthened to determine specific specialized agencies or personnel responsible for the unit's water conservation work.
    Units shall be in water-saving facilities and equipment with water, water reuse, water use and other measures to reduce water consumption, improving utilization of water.
    17th water units, construction of water supply facilities and urban public water supply enterprises should actively carry out technical reform of water supply facilities, strengthen the management of water supply facilities, maintenance of equipment, reduce the rate of water loss.
    18th water units, construction of water supply facilities and urban public water supply companies should be based on national standards, provisions, and the regular water balance test, test standards, measures should be taken within a standard. 19th access to groundwater resources must be strictly in accordance with provincial and municipal groundwater mining annual mining plan.
    Groundwater access units shall be paid in accordance with the regulations to the municipal water conservancy administrative departments of groundwater resources, and municipal utilities to pay sewage charges.
    20th municipal people's Government to set up special funds for water conservation (hereinafter referred to as special funds).
    Special funds by financial allocations, Super plan groundwater resources in water increases the fees and charges and the like.
    Special funds are mainly used for the following: (a) urban water conservation science and technology research and demonstration of new technologies, (ii) urban water conservation promotion and management, (iii) protection of groundwater resources planning and management, (iv) urban water conservation award of the units and individuals who have made outstanding achievements.
    21st article in city save water management activities in the, water units, and since built water facilities units or city public water enterprise has following behavior one of of, by city save water administrative competent sector be warning, at 100 Yuan above 1000 Yuan following fine; belongs to business activities of, at 5,000 yuan above 10,000 yuan following fine, has illegal proceeds of, at 10,000 yuan above 30,000 yuan following fine: (a) violation this approach tenth article provides not handle water plans index of;
    (B) disobey the 13th article provides for package of urban domestic water consumption in charge; (c) violation of these measures the 18th article did not meet a deadline for water balance test standards.
    22nd article violates the 11th second to third under these measures, planning water use does not comply with the requirements to submit monthly water conditions, or water for urban water supply enterprises failing to submit plans unit water use and related water information, be warned by the Administrative Department of urban water conservation, if the circumstances are serious, fined a maximum of between 1000 Yuan and 100 Yuan.
    23rd violates this article 14th paragraph, use the underdevelopment in the country has been officially eliminated, high water consumption of the equipment and products, be warned by the Administrative Department of urban water conservation, if the circumstances are serious, fined a maximum of between 1000 Yuan and 100 Yuan.
    24th acts in violation of these rules, People's Republic of China water law and related laws and regulations on penalties, from its provisions under other relevant sectoral mandates, by the relevant authorities in accordance with the provisions of the relevant laws and regulations will be punished.
    25th State personnel in the management of urban water conservation abuse, malpractice, negligence, does not constitute a crime, administrative sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
                                                                              26th article of the rules take effect on September 1, 2006.