by 2020: the water use efficiency of high water consuming industries (steel, chemicals, food & pharmaceutical) to reach world’s advanced level; water use per 10,000 value added of industries to reach less than 10.3 cubic metre; industrial water use recycling rate to reach over 93%.
groundwater pollution control targets to be included in the central environmental protection inspection; establish the legal system and monitoring system by 2025; by 2035, to achieve the overall improvement of groundwater quality and the rehabilitation of the ecosystem
The issuance of the pollutant discharge permits for wastewater treatment plants should be completely finished by the end of October 2019
delimitation of ecological red lines Industrial & agricultural pollution control Improve investment and compensation schemes
strengthen drinking water source protection for rural areas; facilitate domestic waste/wastewater treatment in rural areas; promote agricultural water price reform and tiered pricing scheme