Zhejiang rated excellent in assessment of strictest water resources management systems
The Ministry of Water Resources released the results of the 2019 assessment of the strictest water resources management systems on July 22. Eight provinces (municipalities), including Zhejiang province, were rated excellent.
Zhejiang has been rated excellent in this assessment for five consecutive years. Over the years, Zhejiang has fully implemented central decision-making and deployment, and a strict water resources management system.
In 2019, the total water consumption of the province was effectively controlled, with continuously improving water-use efficiency and water environment quality. Zhejiang has reached the final goal of the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) issued by the State Council ahead of schedule.
By the end of 2019, 40 counties (county-level cities and districts) in Zhejiang had reached the demonstration evaluation standard of a water-saving society of the Ministry of Water Resources, which accomplished the task assigned by the ministry ahead of schedule.