"Seven lower and eight upper" flood control period | Ministry of Water Resources: Five major measures to keep the bottom line of flood and drought disaster prevention

  CCTV News: The relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Water Resources said yesterday (July 12) that my country is about to enter a critical period of flood prevention with the "seven lower and eight upper" floods. The situation of flood and drought disaster prevention is becoming more and more severe. Five major measures must be taken to guard against flood and drought disasters. Bottom line.

  According to the forecast by the Meteorological and Hydrological Department, from July to August, the middle reaches of the Yellow River, the Zhangwei River, Ziya River, Daqing River, Songhua River, Nenjiang River, Heilongjiang River and other major floods will occur in the middle reaches of the Yellow River; the Yangtze River, Huaihe River, Taihu Lake, Liaohe River, and Pearl River. There will be regional rainstorms and floods in the river basin.

Staged droughts will occur in central Jiangnan and northeastern Xinjiang.

  The relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Water Resources said that at present, our country is about to enter a critical period of flood control, and all localities should base themselves on "prevention is king", implement various defensive measures, and hold the bottom line of flood and drought disaster prevention.

Focus on five aspects: First, give full play to the comprehensive benefits of water engineering disaster prevention and mitigation; second, ensure the safety of reservoirs during floods, strengthen the standardized operation of large and medium-sized reservoirs, improve the safety management capabilities of small reservoirs, and speed up the risk elimination and reinforcement of dangerous reservoirs ; The third is to repair water damage projects in time; the fourth is to accelerate the continuous construction and modernization of large and medium-sized irrigation areas, improve the water supply and disaster prevention and mitigation capabilities of the irrigation areas, and provide water security for food security; the fifth is to adhere to both flood prevention and drought resistance and strengthen rain conditions , Water, moisture, and drought monitoring and analysis, studying and judging the development trend of flood and drought, strengthening forecasting and early warning, and strictly preventing natural disasters such as the sudden turn of drought and flood, and the alternation of drought and flood.

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