NBS Good Practices from Chinese Government: The Integration Project of Sihong County Urban and Rural Water Supply

China (2019)

After the overall startup in June 2015, the regional water supply project of Sihong County, Suqian City, Jiangsu Province completed in June 2016. A 150,000-ton/day water purification plant was built (15,000 tons/day in the first phase),1 water source plant, 6 booster stations, 306 km clear water pipe network, 68 km water pipe network, total project investment of 1.379 billion yuan, combined with 8,800 km of laid town and village pipelines, to achieve regional water supply connected with the village household. In September 2016, the water quality of the factory water was tested and all 106 items had complied the requirements of limit value in “Sanitary Standard for Drinking Water”, and the water supply was tested in townships. At the end of December 2016, Sihong County completed the regional water supply project in an all-round way, achieving a regional water supply and village rate of 100% and a household rate of over 95%.