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Zhejiang Promotes Water Conservation
2018-03-23 09:26:17

Famous for its picturesque beauty and unique natural resources, Zhejiang is always sticking to ecological development. Now, the operation of building Zhejiang into “a great garden” is raising the energy level of the province in an all-round way and keeping the economic and social development of Zhejiang ahead of others.
Directed by sustainable development strategies and new ideas in water control, Zhejiang has always placed water conservation in an important position to promote economic and social development. Starting with the strictest policy of water resource management, Zhejiang aims to build a water-saving society to support the transformation and upgrading of Zhejiang economy and society and achieve high quality development.
Great efforts bring about great achievements. During the 12th five-year plan, Zhejiang achieved all its three targets in water use, water efficiency and control of water pollution in water function zone. At the beginning of the 13th five-year plan, Zhejiang came the second in the national assessment of water management policies, and won the rate of excellence for three consecutive years. In 2017, the total volume of water used amounted to 17.95 billion cubic meters, 3.5% lower than in 2015. 

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