Shandong Provincial Water Conservation Measures

Original Language Title: 山东省节约用水办法

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(January 7, 2003 Shandong provincial people's Government, the 29th Executive meeting on July 1, 2003 Shandong provincial people's Government, the 160th announced) Chapter I General provisions article for rational development, efficient use and protection of water resources of the society to save water (hereinafter referred to as water-saving), and ensure sustainable development of economy and society, in accordance with the People's Republic of China water law, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    Article on water body within the administrative region of this province (with water, the same below) and water management activities must abide by these measures.
    Water saving should adhere to reasonable article development, efficient use and unified management principles.
    Article fourth water conservancy administrative departments at and above the County responsible for the administration of water saving in management and supervision.
    Trade, construction, quality supervision and inspection departments shall, in accordance with the Division of responsibilities, do a water-saving work.
    Five water saving work in Governments at all levels should strengthen leadership, increase water saving and capital investment, setting up scientific water price regulation mechanism and system of water-saving technology development and promotion, and extensive water conservation education and research activities, developing water-saving industry, agriculture and services, establishment of water-saving society.
    Sixth people's Governments at various levels shall adopt effective measures to conserve water and prevent water pollution and depletion of water sources, increase the intensity of urban sewage treatment, improve the utilization ratio of water resources, progressive realization of sewage resources.
    Seventh should be in accordance with the priority of development and utilization of water resources surface water and positive reference water is mined underground water, encouraging the reuse of reclaimed water and comprehensive utilization of seawater, brackish water, mine water principle, imposed on local surface water, and groundwater control and reasonable configuration.
    Eighth article of any units and individuals must also fulfil their obligations under water, and the right to report the acts that violate the provisions of water. Water Conservancy administrative departments at and above the County and community should be set up telephone hotlines.
    Water Conservancy administrative departments upon receipt of the report, should be dealt with promptly. Chapter II water quota and the Nineth total amount of water control and quota management system.
    Water quota should serve as the basis for determining total water use and water use plans.
    Article tenth water quotas established by the provincial departments in charge of industry, by the provincial Department of water administration and quality supervision and Inspection Department for examination and approval, submitted to the provincial people's Government announced the implementation.
    Water quotas should be based on water resource supply and demand revised technical and socio-economic conditions change regularly.
    11th above county level development planning department shall, in conjunction with the water conservancy administrative departments, according to the water quotas, economic and technical conditions and determine water allocation schemes can be used for the administration of water, development of annual water use plan, total control of the Administration's annual water. 12th water should be measured, and in accordance with the approved plan of water of water.
    Water units and individuals should be device qualified water measuring facilities.
    Urban residential household installation water metering facilities industrial process water and water intended for human consumption shall be measured separately, the main water plant and water facilities should be separate installations water-metering facilities; should improve agricultural irrigation water measuring facilities and progressive introduction of metering.
    Water units and individuals not complying with the required amount of water measuring facility or fails to timely replacement of damaged water-metering facilities, according to the water water intake structures capacity or water device rated flow wide run their water consumption.
    No unit or individual shall not harm the water supply facilities and water-metering facilities Security Act. 13th implemented water metering and charging and over standard progressive fare system. Water units and individuals shall be paid in accordance with the measurement value of water resources and water.
    Denominated prices of the water can be classified according to use. Units and individuals using public water supply of water within the water quotas, in accordance with the standard for a set price to pay water charges; over standard of water, according to overrate progressive fare system to pay water bills.
    Charged over standard progressive increase in water bills, into the budget at the same level.
    Use self-provided water sources within the units and individual water consumption quota of water, pay the water resources fee in accordance with the standard Super fixed water according to overrate progressive fare system to pay water fees.
    Over standard progressive increase specific criteria for collection of water resource fees, water charges, prices, the financial sector, by province, in conjunction with the relevant departments of the province separately.
    No unit shall be permitted to implement residential water-Bao Fei.
    Article 14th district city people's Governments below the province water quota may be formulated and submitted to the provincial Department of water administration and related departments.
    Water-saving measures in chapter 15th water conservancy administrative departments at and above the county should be based on local water conditions and socio-economic development of the preparation of the regional water-saving plan, after consultation with interested departments, approval of the people's Government at the execution.
    16th people's Governments above the county level shall take measures to support water-saving techniques, equipment and products, research and development, promotion and use, focus on technology innovation in water-saving technology research and development projects should be given priority in the plan and the scientific and technological plans.
    17th water unit and individual shall use water-saving processes, equipment and products.
    Banning the production, sale and use of country has been officially eliminated the high water consumption processes, equipment and products. Prohibition of the use, has been officially eliminated the high water consumption processes, equipment and products.
    Has been officially eliminated, high water consumption of processes, equipment and products of specific lists, by the provincial economic and trade authorities in conjunction with the provincial water conservancy administrative departments and relevant departments formulated and published.
    Installed using the national and provincial has been officially eliminated the high water consumption processes, equipment and products, the use of units and individuals should be within the specified time replacement or water-saving transformation. 18th article in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State, need to apply for a license for water, renovation or expansion projects, water resources assessment should be carried out. Water resources assessment report should include water content.
    Department of water administration in approving water permit, should strictly control the volume of groundwater mining. New construction, renovation or expansion projects shall build water-saving facilities, improve the comprehensive utilization level of water.
    Should be the main part of the project of water saving facilities designed, constructed and put into use.
    Construction of water-saving facilities of construction projects in the preceding paragraph requires, by the provincial Department of water administration in conjunction with the provinces, trade, construction and other related sectors to develop and publish the execution. Article 19th planning area and the average daily water consumption exceeds the specified size of new hotels, restaurants, residential quarters, Office Enterprise Office facilities and other construction projects, requiring the construction of water facilities.
    Construction project when it is completed, the water conservancy Administrative Department shall participate in.
    20th built water facilities and should maintain the normal operation of other water-saving facilities.
    Has been built in the water and other water-saving facilities cannot keep going, owner or the management unit should be entrusted to the local water conservancy administrative departments to clarify in advance.
    21st industrial water shall adopt advanced technologies, processes and equipment, increase the number of cycles, improving utilization of water.
    Beverage and water as the main raw material production enterprises shall end the production of recycled water shall not be discharged directly. Drinking water production rate shall not be less than the prescribed rate of raw water.
    Comprehensive economic departments, specific rate by province province water conservancy administrative departments.
    Article 22nd bathing, swimming and water recreation and water units and individuals in the car wash industry, water-saving measures must be taken, and the utilization of the discharged water. 23rd public water supply unit should strengthen the maintenance of water supply pipe network, regular pipeline leak.
    Public water supply network leakage rate shall not be higher than State standards; loss rate is higher than the standard set by the State, public water supply shall promptly repair and renovation.
    Has own water source units, should take effective measures to reduce the rate of water supply pipe network leakage, keep the water intake and water balance. Article 24th landscaping, environmental sanitation, the car wash industry, the construction industry should give priority to using poor quality water.
    Connecting water and other water areas, should give priority to the use of water and reclaimed water.
    25th urban green should be the priority selection of drought-resistant trees, plants and flowers.
    City parks and green belts should be used irrigation, micro-irrigation and other water-saving irrigation methods.
    Article 26th city water supply network in the coverage area, or for family life non-business activities such as digging wells.
    27th people's Governments at various levels shall gradually increase investment in agricultural water-saving irrigation, vigorously promote seepage, piping water irrigation, sprinkler irrigation, micro-irrigation and other water-saving irrigation technology and irrigation districts for water-saving irrigation technology and improve the utilization rate of irrigation water.
    People's Governments at all levels should take effective measures to support agriculture in dry farming techniques and new varieties of drought-resistant crops and promotion of research and development, promoting the development of water-saving agriculture. 28th all parts of people's Governments at various levels shall encourage farmers and society, take a variety of forms of investment and development of agricultural water saving irrigation project.
    Investment and development of agricultural water saving irrigation projects and shall enjoy similar investment projects provided for in the national and provincial preferential policies.
    29th using brackish water, mine water of poor quality water, water resources collection standards should be lower than the water quality standards; use of water or recycled water, reduction of sewage charges.
    The charging of costs related to the provision of the preceding paragraph, reduction in the standard, by the price, financial authorities, in conjunction with relevant competent departments.
    Coast people's Governments shall develop policies to encourage water comprehensive utilization of seawater.
    30th people's Governments above the county level shall be a percentage of the water resource fees and charged over standard progressive increase of water resource fees, water charges, for use in water-saving technology research, development, promotion and water-saving facilities, management and incentives. Fourth chapter legal responsibility 31st article violates this article 12th, water units and individuals are not required to install water metering facilities, from above the County Water Conservancy administrative departments or municipal people's Government departments identified a rectification; fails to mend, penalty of between 1000 to non-profit, operating Department fined a maximum of 5000 Yuan.

    Disobey 12th provided in the fourth paragraph of article from above the County Water Conservancy administrative departments or municipal people's Government departments identified in a warning shall be ordered to desist from the illegal act and compensation for losses, and a fine of up to 10,000 yuan constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
    Article 32nd disobey article 17th, water units and individuals in the province, has been officially eliminated in the process of production and management high water consumption processes, equipment and products, by the responsible authorities above the County be ordered to stop using, replacement or water-saving transformation of limited duration; fails to replace or retrofit, fined a maximum of more than 5000 Yuan and 30,000 yuan.
    33rd article violates this approach set forth in 18th, 19th, and construction projects in the water and other water-saving facilities are not completed or has failed to meet the requirements set out in the national and provincial use without authorization, used by the water conservancy administrative departments at and above the County be ordered to stop, rectify, fines of between 50,000 yuan and 100,000 yuan.
    34th article violation this approach 21st article provides, beverage and other to water for main raw materials of production enterprise, will production Hou of tail water directly emissions or produced water rate below provides of ratio of, by County above water administrative competent sector give warning, ordered deadline corrected; late not corrected of, by each directly emissions a tons tail water or production a tons drinking water 100 Yuan of standard at fine, but highest shall not over 30,000 yuan.
    35th in violation of provisions of this article 13th and 22nd in the fifth paragraph, granted by the water conservancy administrative departments at and above the County warned that a rectification; fails to mend, fined a maximum of 5000 Yuan.
    Article 36th disobey article 26th, water units and individuals for non-business activities such as family life drill wells, by the water conservancy administrative departments at and above the County ordered demolition of water intake facilities; fails to dismantle, organization dismantled by the water conservancy administrative departments, demolition costs borne by the illegal responsibility, may be fined a maximum of 200 Yuan.
    37th water Administrative Department and the relevant departments staff, dereliction of duty, abuse of power, favoritism in the performance of duties, or the competent authority shall be given administrative sanctions by the unit constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
    Fifth chapter supplementary articles article 38th this way is the meaning of the following terms: reclaimed water, refers to the sewage and waste water treatment, improved water quality, recycling can be used in a range of non-drinking water.
    In the water, refers to the sewage and waste water treatment, national life miscellaneous water quality standards or the industry standards for water quality, can be repeated within a certain range of reclaimed water used.
                                                        39th these measures shall come into force on August 1, 2003.

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