Basic solution to the problem of drinking Water Safety for 580000 Poor people in Tibet
The reporter learned from the Water Resources Department of the Tibet Autonomous region: so far, there are 24304 rural drinking water safety projects in Tibet, from which 2.4787 million people have benefited. Among them, the problem of drinking water safety for more than 580000 people living in poverty has been basically solved. At present, the centralized water supply rate of rural drinking water projects is 91.82%, the tap water popularization rate is 75.6%, and the water supply guarantee rate is 93.15%. Fifteen drinking water quality testing centers have been built in the Tibet Autonomous region.
From 2016 to 2019, Tibet invested a total of 4.27 billion yuan to consolidate and enhance 15387 drinking water safety projects. It is estimated that by the end of 2020, the problem of drinking water safety for all poor people in Tibet will be basically solved. The Water Resources Department of the Tibet Autonomous region has adopted a series of measures to ensure water supply in accordance with local conditions, and strives to meet the requirements of water supply and water quality in high and cold areas. (reporter Xu Yuyao)