China News Service, August 4, according to the website of the Ministry of Water Resources, on August 3, Vice Minister of Water Resources Wei Shanzhong interviewed Jiangning District People’s Government, Nanjing Water Affairs Bureau and Jiangsu Province on the issue of illegal houses on the Qinhuai River embankment in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. The person in charge of the Provincial River Chief Office. The Ministry of Water Resources notified the investigation and handling of problems related to illegal houses on the Qinhuai River embankment, requiring local governments to compact their responsibilities, take effective measures to ensure project safety, and resolutely rectify in place in accordance with laws and regulations, and learn from one another to avoid similar problems again.
On July 25, a number of media reported the problem of illegally constructed houses in the Yangjiawei section of the Qinhuai River. The Ministry of Water Resources attaches great importance to it, Minister E Jingping made a clear request, and Vice Minister Wei Shanzhong immediately issued an order to promptly organize and investigate the situation, deal with it in accordance with laws and regulations, and respond to media and social concerns in a timely manner. The Disciplinary Inspection and Supervision Team of the State Supervision Commission of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the Ministry of Water Resources communicated with relevant departments and bureaus as soon as possible, and put forward clear opinions on the handling of problems. The relevant departments and bureaus of the Ministry of Water Resources quickly dispatched a working group to conduct on-site investigation and verification with the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Water Resources and supervise the problem clearing and rectification.
After investigation and verification, the 5 houses reported by the media were built on the backwater side of the embankment on the right bank of the Qinhuai River, with a building area of 4528 square meters, involving the occupation of the embankment and its management scope, and a serious violation of the "PRC Flood Control Law" and "PRC River Management" The relevant provisions of the Regulations. After the media exposure, the Jiangsu Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government attached great importance to it. On the evening of July 26, Jiangsu Province organized the cleanup and remediation of 5 illegal houses that invaded and occupied the Qinhuai River embankment. Considering the current high water level of the Qinhuai River, except for temporary retention In addition to the house frame structure to avoid displacement and settlement of the embankment, house doors and windows, decoration facilities, brick walls, etc. have been demolished, part of the earthwork has been backfilled, and the phased demolition task has been completed. On July 28, Jiangning District dealt with relevant responsible units and 9 responsible persons.
Wei Shanzhong emphasized that river and lake management and flood control safety are major issues related to the country's economic and social development, national economy and people's livelihood. River chiefs and relevant departments at all levels in Jiangsu Province must deeply reflect on the problem of illegal construction of the Qinhuai River, carefully learn lessons, and take warning. First, we must improve political positions. We must seriously deal with the problem of illegally constructed houses on the Qinhuai River embankment, and take effective measures to ensure that the problems are rectified in place; second, we must ensure the safe operation of the project. It is necessary to promptly organize and demonstrate the safety of the Qinhuai River embankment project, and implement necessary remedial measures in time for potential flood control safety hazards. Increase the input of manpower and material resources, increase the frequency of daily inspections of the Qinhuai River embankment, strengthen monitoring and early warning, and prepare emergency plans to ensure the safety of the flood. Third, we must ensure that problems are rectified in place. It is necessary to promptly propose follow-up clean-up and rectification plans in accordance with laws and regulations, clarify specific rectification measures, completion time limits, responsible units and responsible persons, ensure that problems are thoroughly rectified, and prevent false rectifications and superficial rectifications. Fourth, we must consolidate the responsibilities of the river chief and the department. It is necessary to further consolidate the responsibilities of river chiefs at all levels, especially the responsibilities of district-level river chiefs, so as to truly perform their duties and fulfill their responsibilities. River chiefs' offices and water administrative departments at all levels should strengthen daily supervision and law enforcement supervision to prevent similar problems from recurring. Fifth, we must further promote the "clearing the four chaos" of rivers and lakes. It is necessary to draw inferences from one another and thoroughly investigate the "four chaos" issues, especially major river-related illegal construction and reclamation of rivers and lakes, strengthen unannounced visits and inspections, dare to act hard, and steadily promote the normalization and standardization of the "four chaos".
The head of the Disciplinary Inspection and Supervision Team of the State Supervision Commission of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection in the Ministry of Water Resources pointed out that the problem of illegally constructed houses on the Qinhuai River embankment has been dealt with in a timely manner, but relevant localities and departments in Jiangsu Province must dig into the root cause of the problem and dare to act hard. Effectively handle affairs in accordance with laws and regulations, truly put responsibilities in place, and put in place strong supervision of water conservancy.
Responsible officials of the Jiangsu Provincial Office of the River Chief and the People's Government of Jiangning District of Nanjing City respectively made statements, expressing sincere acceptance of criticism and will ensure that problems are rectified in accordance with laws and regulations in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Water Resources to ensure the safety of project operation and flood prevention.
The Disciplinary Inspection and Supervision Team of the State Supervision Commission of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection in the Ministry of Water Resources, the River Chief Office of the Ministry of Water Resources, relevant departments and bureaus and the responsible comrades of the unit participated in the interview.