Shaanxi Provincial Water Conservation Measures

Original Language Title: 陕西省节约用水办法

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(2003 11th general meeting of Shaanxi Provincial people's Government of Shaanxi Province, on September 2, 2003, the 91st release) first to strengthen water conservation management, promoting the development and effective utilization of water resources, in accordance with the People's Republic of China water law, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    Article working in the administrative areas of this province, water, water supply, water use and management activities must abide by these measures.
    Article reasonable configuration of water conservation and comprehensive utilization, management and classification Guide, a combination of total control and quota management principles.
    Article people's Governments at various levels shall strengthen the management of water conservation, into water conservation plan for national economic and social development of the region, organize publicity and education, scientific research and technology of saving water, promote water conservation work of the whole society.
    Fifth article of any units and individuals have the obligation to save water, and the right to stop the waste of water resources, impeach and accuse.
    The sixth water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level shall be responsible for organizing, guiding and supervising water conservation work within their respective administrative areas.
    Other relevant administrative departments of the people's Governments above the county level in accordance with the Division of duties, are responsible for the specific water conservation management and supervision within the administrative area. Seventh water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level should be on surface water and groundwater unified scheduling, reasonable configuration.
    Priority use of surface water, limiting groundwater exploitation, encouraging the use of recycled water. Eighth water resources allocation should first meet water, balanced water for agriculture, industry and environment and other industries.
    Encourage, nurture and develop water-saving industry, in areas with insufficient water resources, appropriately control the size of cities, limiting construction of large water for industry, agriculture, services, projects.
    Nineth water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level shall, jointly with relevant departments at the same level, to water and domestic water consumption of the industry on a regular basis were investigated, the production of regional, industrial water conservation plan, reported to the people's Governments at the corresponding level for approval the implementation.
    The tenth article of the provincial water control of total amount and quota management system. Provincial relevant departments in charge of industry industry water quota within their respective administrative areas should be developed, 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. Industry water quota should be based on water requirements change, periodic amendments on technical progress and economic development.
    Industrial water quota as determined users ' total water use and approval of construction project of water ...
    Development Planning Department under the people's Governments above the county level in conjunction with the Department of water administration under water conservation planning, water quotas and annual water available, annual water use plans, total control of the annual water within their respective administrative areas.
    The 11th water supply and bring your own water source units should have been raised before the November 15 next year, water application, in accordance with the classification limit water licensing approval authority, reported that water administration departments for approval at the appropriate level.
    Supply water scheme after the required adjustment, water plan should be submitted to the original examination and approval Department one month in advance of applications for approval can be adjusted.
    12th article for, and water units and the owned water units application increased for, and water plans should meet following conditions: (a) has take save water measures; (ii) water of repeat utilization, water single consumption reached provides of standard; (three) production business scale expanded; (four) not effect others water interests and public interests; (five) over original take water license provides water of take water units, has again handle has take water license procedures.
    13th construction water units need to direct use of surface water or groundwater is required to have a license to get water the water conservancy administrative departments to apply for temporary water supply plan; use of urban water supply pipe network, must apply to the competent departments of city water supply interim water plan and water measurement in accordance with the approved plan.
    The water conservancy administrative departments, urban water supply authorities shall from the date of receipt of applications for temporary water supply scheme, give a reply within 10 working days.
    14th during the dry season, when the serious shortage of water for urban and rural residents ' living water, and approved by the people's Governments at the same level, may take measures to temporarily restrict or suspend other non-domestic use.
    15th price administrative departments of the province, in conjunction with provincial water resources and construction administrative departments under different water quality, water price and water supply cost of audits in different sectors, submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval.
    16th production and domestic water charge on the water metering implemented water bills.
    17th non-residential units over water or over standard water implemented a progressive fare system.
    Of urban domestic water consumption in progressive water price in ladder type measurement.
    Super water or over standard progressive increase of water charges, by province and construction administrative departments competent price administrative departments.
    18th water users must have compulsory certification for the first time by legal metrological verification body qualified water flow measurement facilities (apparatus), is not required to install water flow measurement facilities (equipment) or not timely replacement of damaged water flow measurement facilities (apparatus), design water water intake structures capacity or intake device rated flow wide range operation of water.
    Any water supply units shall not be imposed on water users water Bao Fei.
    19th new construction, expansion, renovation and construction projects, water conservation programme should be developed, installation of water-saving equipment and devices, supporting construction of water reuse and other water-saving facilities, simultaneously with the principal part of the project of water-saving facilities designed, constructed and put into use simultaneously. After the completion of construction projects, by the water conservancy administrative departments with relevant departments on water conservation facilities for acceptance.
    Unqualified acceptance, no licensing of water or no water supply.
    Completed construction projects, using water-water appliances are not installed, property shall be progressively replaced conditions shall in the construction of water recycling facilities.
    20th comprehensive economic administrative departments of the people's Governments above the county level shall, in conjunction with water Administration Department strengthening the guidance of industrial water saving and organize water conservation equipment, research and development and production of equipment.
    21st provincial comprehensive economic Administrative Department shall, in conjunction with the provincial water conservancy administrative departments to develop water conservation technology and technical guidelines.
    22nd industrial enterprises must establish a water management system and account statistics, enterprises of the day more than 500 cubic meters of water, should be tested under the guidance of qualified institutions, regular water balance test.
    23rd industrial enterprises should be in accordance with the industry water saving technology and technical catalogue for the guidance of the use of new technologies, new processes and new equipment, water saving technology.
    24th industrial enterprises shall carry out clean production and comprehensive utilization of circulation water, and wastewater treatment and reuse measures, reduce water consumption and increase water reuse.
    25th provincial comprehensive economic Administrative Department shall, in conjunction with the provincial water conservancy administrative departments and related departments, regular publication of national water saving-water technique, equipment, product list, and has been officially eliminated by water processes, equipment and products directory.
    Banning the production, sale or use the clear inclusion of the catalogue of processes, equipment and products with water.
    26th people's Governments above the county level agricultural administrative departments shall, in accordance with local natural conditions and economic development level, guidance of agricultural collective economic organizations and farmers to use water-saving techniques.
    27th water Administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level shall improve the agricultural water-saving social services system, strengthen water-saving technical instruction, demonstration, training, adapted to local conditions to implement water saving irrigation, agricultural water, seepage of water conveyance works to adopt the necessary measures, improve irrigation facilities, improving the efficiency of agricultural water use.
    28th the agricultural water conservation projects and water conservation measures of agricultural development projects, the departments concerned should focus on supporting priority projects.
    Water for agricultural irrigation water should be device measurement facilities, distributary measurement control and charge according to the quantity of water.
    29th to encourage rural collective-owned and individuals in a position to build set of storage facilities, increasing the effective water source. 30th people's Governments at various levels shall strengthen the management of urban water conservation, creating a water-saving city.
    Increasing funding for sewage treatment, construction of sewage treatment facilities, improve wastewater reclamation utilization. Urban construction administrative departments should take effective measures to promote water-saving lives, reducing leakage rate of pipe network of the city.
    Phase-out of existing homes do not meet the standards of water saving water, improve water efficiency.
    31st water supply unit and bring your own water source units should be regularly for maintenance and management of water supply facilities, avoidance and reduction of the leakage of water.
    32nd, landscaping, environmental sanitation, construction, water, conditional use reclaimed water, you may not use tap water.
    Irrigation of green space, trees, flowers, and promoting water saving irrigation methods such as drip irrigation, micro-sprinkler irrigation.
    33rd city management takes a bath, water entertainment, water conservation measures must be taken before the operation.
    Car wash industry and use recycled water facilities must be installed prohibiting single-use clean water to wash vehicles, spreading water-free environmentally-friendly car washing technology. 34th people's Governments above the county level irrigation, construction, comprehensive economic administrative departments should strengthen the management of water conservation measures, in the context of their respective responsibilities to supervise and inspect the water users to save water.
    Monitoring and checking, the water users to be checked should faithfully reflect the situation, provide the necessary information.
    35th in violation of the regulations, the user of the implementation of water Bao Fei, managed by the competent administrative Department of the people's Governments above the county level of water rectification; refuses, and fined 5,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan fine.
    36th article in violation of the regulations, new construction, expansion, renovation and construction projects, not have unauthorized use of water-saving facilities under construction, by the Department of water administration under the people's Governments above the county level shall, jointly with relevant departments, in accordance with the People's Republic of China water law the 71st article shall be penalized.
    37th in violation of the provisions of these measures, the production, sale and use of State has been officially eliminated, high water consumption of processes, equipment and products, comprehensive economic administrative departments of the people's Governments above the county level shall, in accordance with the People's Republic of China 68th provisions of the Water Act will be punished.
    Article 38th in violation of the regulations, landscaping, environmental sanitation, water for construction, conditional use reclaimed water use tap water, the people's Governments above the county level, construction of water conservancy administrative departments of rectification.
    39th article violation this approach of provides, has following behavior one of of, by County above Government specified of competent sector ordered water units stop water, deadline corrected; refused to corrected of, sentenced 2000 Yuan above 30,000 yuan following fine: (a) bath industry, and water Shang entertainment business water not take save water measures of; (ii) wash car industry not installation cycle water facilities, one-time using clean water flush vehicles of.
    40th party fined 20,000 yuan more than administrative punishment, and the right to hold a hearing.
    41st party on water conservancy administrative departments or other specific administrative acts by the administrative authorities, people's Court may apply for administrative reconsideration or bring an administrative action.
    42nd the water conservancy administrative department or other relevant departments and their staff to perform their duties in accordance with stipulations of, water conservation management and dereliction of duty, abuse of authority or engages in law enforcement, by competent authorities or organs for the supervision department heads and responsible administrative responsibilities; a suspected crime, transferred to the judicial authorities to investigate and punish.
                                                                              43rd these measures come into force on November 1, 2003.

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