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Water Consumed for per Ten Thousand Yuan of GDP Has Fallen by Nearly 10% in Zhejiang.
2018-03-26 09:23:18

On March 22, the 26th World Water Day, the first session of the Zhejiang Water Festival and namely the publicity of the theme of the “World Water Day” was held in Xianju County. The reporter learned from the site of this event that in 2017, the total water consumption in Zhejiang Province was 17.95 billion cubic meters, a decrease of 165 million cubic meters compared with the previous year, which is equivalent to 15 times the total amount of water in the West Lake. "In these years, the water-saving efforts in Zhejiang have been increasingly made and the results have been becoming increasingly obvious" , according to the authority in charge of the Provincial Water Resources Department, who told the reporter that the total amount of water used in Zhejiang over the last year has been reduced by 3.5% in comparison with that in 2015.
The equivalent of 15 times the total amount of water in the West Lake saved last year was achieved with great endeavor, conserved bit by bit from various fields of production and life. In 2017, the average annual water consumption for life per person in Zhejiang was 50.3 cubic meters, a year-on-year decrease of 0.3. Cubic meters; in terms of industrial water use, the water consumption for per ten thousand yuan of GDP in Zhejiang last year was 35.6 cubic meters, which was 9.6% lower than that in the previous year, and the water consumption for per ten thousand yuan of the industrial added value was 22.6 cubic meters, a year-on-year decrease of 14.7%; in the agricultural sector, last year, the irrigation water consumption per mu of farmland in Zhejiang was 351 cubic meters, which was 4 cubic meters less than that in 2015.
 

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