April 18th According to the public account of the National Development and Reform Commission, recently, the Ministry of Water Resources of the National Development and Reform Commission jointly issued the National Water Saving Action Plan. The "Plan" clearly proposes the overall control goal of organic connection in the near and long term, that is, by 2020, water-saving policies and regulations, market mechanisms, and standard systems will be improved, and water consumption per 10,000 yuan of GDP and water consumption per 10,000 yuan of industrial added value. Compared with 2015, they are reduced by 23% and 20%, respectively, and the water-saving effect has begun to appear. By 2022, the total water consumption will be controlled within 670 billion cubic meters at the end of the "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan", and water-saving production and lifestyle will be established. In 2035, the total amount of water used in the country will be strictly controlled within 700 billion cubic meters, and water conservation and recycling will reach world advanced levels.
The "Plan" proposed six major actions and measures to deepen the reform of the mechanism and system, and identified 29 specific tasks. Six key actions were proposed: “double-intensity control”, “agricultural water saving and efficiency enhancement”, “industrial water saving and emission reduction”, “urban water saving and loss reduction”, “water conservation and open source in key areas” and “technology innovation leading”. Big heads, focus on key areas, focus on key links, improve water efficiency in various fields and industries, and raise awareness of water conservation among the entire population. Emphasizing mechanism and system reform, highlighting the dual efforts of policy and system promotion and market mechanism innovation, deepening the reform of water prices, water rights, and water markets, combining water metering and supervision to stimulate endogenous power; promoting water efficiency labeling, water conservation certification, and water efficiency leadership, Promote contract water-saving management and strive to achieve practical results.
On the basis of guaranteeing people's livelihood and economic and social development, the "Plan" adheres to the principles of policy guidance, market leadership, and innovation drive, and fosters an orderly and competitive water-saving service market. Emphasize the improvement of incentive policies, guide social investment, support water-saving service enterprises, and promote the development of water-saving industries. Promote a contract water-saving management model, provide water-saving overall solutions, and make the water-saving service industry a new way to boost local employment, promote a new fulcrum for green development, and promote new momentum for economic and social development.
The "Plan" emphasized that the party's leadership in water conservation work should be strengthened and coordinated and implemented in all aspects. Promote the construction of the rule of law, improve fiscal and taxation policies, and give full play to the role of taxation in promoting water conservation. Expand financing models and encourage financial and social capital to enter the water-saving field. Intensify publicity, establish a green water-saving concept, advocate a simple and moderate consumption model, let the water-saving concept continue to penetrate the hearts of the people, and make love and conservation of water a good fashion and conscious action in the whole society.