Notice to Ban Groundwater Exploitation, Prohibited Areas & Restricted Exploitation Areas (Consultation Paper)

by Beijing Government

Prohibited and restricted areas for groundwater exploitation are set. Groundwater extraction is prohibited or restricted except for the following cases: 1) To ensure the safety and production of underground construction, temporary emergency water collection (displacement) must be carried out; (2) temporary emergency water intake to eliminate hazards to public safety or the public interest; (3) To monitor, explore and test groundwater for a small amount of water intake.