Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China

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The Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China is the executive government agency of the Central People's Government
Central People's Government
The Central People's Government is the central government of the People's Republic of China in Beijing. According to the 1982 Constitution, "Central People's Government" is synonymous with the State Council.-History:...

 responsible for managing the water resources in China
China
Chinese civilization may refer to:* China for more general discussion of the country.* Chinese culture* Greater China, the transnational community of ethnic Chinese.* History of China* Sinosphere, the area historically affected by Chinese culture...

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It is one of several departments under the State Council of the People's Republic of China
State Council of the People's Republic of China
The State Council of the People's Republic of China , which is largely synonymous with the Central People's Government after 1954, is the chief administrative authority of the People's Republic of China. It is chaired by the Premier and includes the heads of each governmental department and agency...

 that administer with water resources.

There are several authorities responsible for water management in China. Water pollution is the responsibility of the environmental authorities, but the water itself is managed by the Ministry of Water Resources. Sewage is administered by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, but groundwater falls within the realm of the Ministry of Land and Resources.

Current principal leaders


The Ministry of Water Resources is directed by the Water Resources Minister.
Position Name of Person
Minister Chen Lei
Chen Lei (PRC Minister)
Chen Lei is a politician of the People's Republic of China, and the current Minister of Water Resources of PRC.A native of Beijing, Chen became a worker at Ningxia 905 factory in September 1971. He joined the Communist Party of China in May, 1980...

Vice Minister E Jingping
The Leader of Discipline Inspection Team Zhang Yinzhong
Vice Minister Jiao Yong
Vice Minister Zhou Ying
Vice Minister Hu Siyi

List of Ministers

  1. Fu Zuoyi
    Fu Zuoyi
    Fu Zuoyi was a Chinese military leader. He began his military career in the service of Yan Xishan, and he was widely praised for his defense of Suiyuan from the Japanese. During the final stages of the Chinese Civil War, Fu surrendered the large and strategic garrison around Beiping to Communist...

     (傅作义): October 1949—February 1958
  2. Qian Zhengying (钱正英): February 1979—March 1982
  3. Yang Zhenhuai (杨振怀): April 1988—March 1993
  4. Niu Maosheng (钮茂生): March 1993—November 1998
  5. Wang Shucheng (汪恕诚): November 1998—April 2007
  6. Chen Lei
    Chen Lei (PRC Minister)
    Chen Lei is a politician of the People's Republic of China, and the current Minister of Water Resources of PRC.A native of Beijing, Chen became a worker at Ningxia 905 factory in September 1971. He joined the Communist Party of China in May, 1980...

     (陈雷): April 2007

Administration


The Ministry of Water Resources consist of the following departments and offices:
Department Area of Responsibilities
1 General Office Coordinating activities among different departments
2 Department of Planning and Programming develop national water resources development plans
3 Department of Policy, Law and Regulations formulate water policies and relevant rules and regulations
4 Department of Water Resources Management water-drawing permit system and water resources fee system;
5 Department of Finance and Economics formulate economic regulatory measures for the water industry
6 Department of Personnel, Labor and Education to administer personnel management, establishment of institutions and their staffing, labor and wage management
7 Department of International Cooperation, Science and Technology to manage water issues foreign affairs between the Chinese Government and foreign governments, and for the development of science and technology for the water industry
8 Department of Construction and Management to formulate rules and regulations and technical standards for the management and protection of water areas,
9 Department of Water and Soil Conservation water and soil conservation and coordinate the overall control of water and soil losse
10 Department of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Water Supply to formulate policies and programs with respect to rural water resources and develop relevant specifications and standards
11 The Office of State Flood Control and Drought Relief headquarters to organize nationwide activities of flood control and drought relief, undertake the day-to-day work

Institutions

  • River Basin Commissions
  • Changjiang Water Resources Commission
    Changjiang Water Resources Commission
    The Changjiang Water Resources Commission is a river basin authority dispatched by the Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China to exercise water administrative functions in the Yangtze River Basin and other river basins of southwestern China...

    , located in Wuhan
    Wuhan
    Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province, People's Republic of China, and is the most populous city in Central China. It lies at the east of the Jianghan Plain, and the intersection of the middle reaches of the Yangtze and Han rivers...

  • Yellow River Conservancy Commission
    Yellow River Conservancy Commission
    Yellow River Conservancy Commission is a government agency of Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China. YRCC takes responsibility of water administration of the Yellow River basin and the inland river basins in such province as Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu and Inner Mongolia.-...

    , located in Zhengzhou
    Zhengzhou
    Zhengzhou , is the capital and largest city of Henan province in north-central China. A prefecture-level city, it also serves as the political, economic, technological, and educational centre of the province, as well as a major transportation hub for Central China...

  • Huai River Water Resources Commission
    Huai River Water Resources Commission
    Huai River Water Resources Commission is a government agency of Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China. HRWC takes responsibility of water administration of the Huai River basin which covers some parts of Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu, Shandong and Hubei provinces. The head office...

    , located in Bengbu
    Bengbu
    Bengbu , formerly known as P'engpu and Peng-pu, is a prefecture-level city with a population of 3,164,467 at the last census in northern Anhui Province, People's Republic of China...

  • Hai River Water Resources Commission, located in Tianjin
    Tianjin
    ' is a metropolis in northern China and one of the five national central cities of the People's Republic of China. It is governed as a direct-controlled municipality, one of four such designations, and is, thus, under direct administration of the central government...

  • Pearl River Water Resources Commission, located in Guangzhou
    Guangzhou
    Guangzhou , known historically as Canton or Kwangchow, is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong province in the People's Republic of China. Located in southern China on the Pearl River, about north-northwest of Hong Kong, Guangzhou is a key national transportation hub and trading port...

  • Songliao River Water Resources Commission, located in Changchun
    Changchun
    Changchun is the capital and largest city of Jilin province, located in the northeast of the People's Republic of China, in the center of the Songliao Plain. It is administered as a sub-provincial city with a population of 7,677,089 at the 2010 census under its jurisdiction, including counties and...

  • Taihu Basin Authority, located in Shanghai
    Shanghai
    Shanghai is the largest city by population in China and the largest city proper in the world. It is one of the four province-level municipalities in the People's Republic of China, with a total population of over 23 million as of 2010...


See also

  • Water resources of China
    Water resources of China
    The water resources of China are abundant on average, but are scarce in some regions. About 80% of all water resources are in one river basin, the Yangtze. Water is scarce around Beijing, where groundwater is overexploited. Agriculture is the major water user accounting for 78% of water use...

  • Water supply and sanitation in China
  • China water crisis
    China water crisis
    The Chinese water crisis threatens the stability and prosperity not only in People's Republic of China but globally as well, according to John McAlister from the film Aquabiotronics. According to the World Bank forecast, Mainland China has only a per-capita share of 2700 cubic meters per annum,...

  • List of rivers in China
  • List of lakes in China
  • :Category:Water transport in China
  • List of Ramsar wetlands of international importance
  • Hydraulic geoengineering (China Region)
  • Ministries of China
    Ministries of China
    -List of ministries of the People's Republic of China:There are 22 ministries in the State Council of the People's Republic of China.-Other agencies under the State Council:-See also:*State Council of the People's Republic of China-External links:**...


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