Guangdong Hanjiang Gaobei Water Conservancy Project. (Data map) Photo courtesy of Guangdong Provincial Department of Water Resources
Guangdong accelerates the construction of major water conservancy projects to reshape the pattern of water resources allocation
China News Service, Guangzhou, August 9th (Reporter Wang Jian) The reporter learned from the Guangdong Provincial Department of Water Resources on the 9th that the province has accelerated the development of the Pearl River Delta Water Resources Allocation Project, the Hanjiang Rongjiang Lianjiang Water System Connection Project, and the Hanjirao Water Supply Project in recent years. 1. The construction of projects such as the Guangdong Water Resources Allocation Project around the Beibu Gulf, and the acceleration of the water supply project in the Shenzhen-Shantou Cooperation Zone and the integration of the Zhongzhu River water supply will further optimize the water resources allocation pattern in the province.
According to the relevant person in charge of the Guangdong Provincial Water Conservancy Department, according to the latest data of the Department, the total annual water conservancy investment plan in the province is currently 74.48 billion yuan, and 4,295 related projects are accelerating. Among them, as many as 460 new projects started in June alone. .
Among them, eight major water conservancy projects, including the Three Rivers Connection Project, the Pearl River Delta Water Resources Allocation Project, and the Beibu Gulf Guangdong Water Resources Allocation Project, have a total investment of more than 80 billion yuan, making them the largest number of simultaneous projects in the history of water conservancy construction in the province in recent years. The period of greatest investment. After the completion of the above three projects, it will benefit more than 90 million people in Guangdong, accounting for nearly 80% of the total population of Guangdong.
“For Guangdong, the promotion of the intensive and safe use of water resources still requires all-round continuous efforts.” The relevant person in charge of the Guangdong Provincial Department of Water Resources said that in addition to major water conservancy projects, the province is implementing the strictest measures to promote the safe and intensive use of water resources. The water resources management system continuously implements the “three red lines” requirements of the most stringent water resources management system, curbs unreasonable water demand, improves water use efficiency, and saves water resources.
In the assessment of the most stringent water resources management system implemented by the State Council in 2019, the province entered the ranks of national assessment excellence for the first time. It was also the first province in the Pearl River Basin area to obtain an excellent ranking and received an incentive of 50 million yuan.
At the same time, with the steady progress of the “National Water Conservation Action Plan” and the “Guangdong Province Water Conservation Action Implementation Plan”, the province’s water use mode is shifting from extensive and low-efficiency to conservation, intensive and high-efficiency.
The person in charge said that the concept of water conservation in Guangdong Province has been deeply rooted in the hearts of the people. At present, a total of 30 counties (cities, districts) in the province have completed the construction of water-saving society, 100% of provincial-level agencies and 78% of provincial-level public institutions, a total of 97 provincial-level public institutions have established water-saving units, and 108 county-level organizations. The above water conservancy industry agencies have been built into water-saving agencies, and 23 colleges have been built into water-saving colleges and universities. (Finish)
【Editor in charge: Lu Chunyan】