55 major water conservancy projects have started 10

  Beijing, May 16 (Reporter Jiang Han) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Water Resources that the Wusong River Remediation Project (Jiangsu Section) started construction today.

Up to now, 10 of the 55 major water conservancy projects deployed by the State Council executive meeting have been started; 1 of the 6 new large-scale irrigation areas has been started.

  The Wusong River remediation project includes the Jiangsu section and the Shanghai section. The Jiangsu section is about 61.7 kilometers long and has a total investment of 15.6 billion yuan. 》 "Taihu Lake Basin Comprehensive Planning" and other key projects for comprehensive management of the basin.

After the project is implemented, it can further increase the flood discharge routes of Taihu Lake, improve the ability of flood control and waterlogging in the basin, further improve the water network in the Taihu Lake area, enhance the ability of water resources allocation, and give full play to the comprehensive benefits of improving the water environment and shipping, and contribute to the high-quality integration of the Yangtze River Delta. Development provides more powerful water conservancy support.

  From January to April, the construction of water conservancy infrastructure across the country has been accelerated in an all-round way, and the investment in water conservancy construction has achieved substantial growth. Nearly 200 billion yuan has been completed in various places, an increase of 45.5% over the same period last year. Guangdong, Shandong, Zhejiang, Hebei, Fujian, Henan, Jiangsu, Nine provinces including Yunnan and Shaanxi have completed a cumulative investment of more than 10 billion yuan.

  In addition, the construction funds for rural water supply projects have been completed about 20 billion yuan, which has improved the water supply security level of 6.66 million rural population; this year, nearly 19 billion yuan has been invested in the continued construction and modernization of large and medium-sized irrigation areas, and it is expected to increase the grain production capacity by 3.6 billion kilograms. , the new water-saving capacity of 3.5 billion cubic meters.

The comprehensive strengthening of water conservancy infrastructure construction has effectively played an important role in stabilizing investment and growth in water conservancy.

  Jiang Han