On July 3rd, Wan Yong, Vice Governor of Hubei Province, Provincial River Chief of Lushui River and Provincial Lake Chief of Huanggai Lake came to Chibi City to investigate in the development of Yangtze River Economic Belt and the promotion process of the River and Lake Chief System. He emphasized that we should be spurred by the “Remaining True to Original Aspiration and Keeping the Mission Firmly in Mind” thematic education to promote the implementation of the River and Lake Chief System, and make unwavering efforts to win the Ten Critical Battles, so as to support and impel the green development of Yangtze River Economic Belt.
Wan Yong and his team went on a field trip to check the water protection and the ecological embankment construction situation of Huanggai Lake and Lushui Reservoir, to learn about the sewage treatment conditions and make positive comments on the achievements that have been made.
Wan Yong emphasized that we must take Xi Jinping’s Thoughts on Ecological Civilization and his important statements on the Yangtze River Economic Belt Construction as our guidelines; we must be result-oriented to enhance the comprehensive protection and improvement of the rivers, lakes and reservoirs and improve the trans-boundary section assessment system on the basis of consolidating the achievements we have made; we should also be problem-oriented to step up efforts to cope with the problems that we have found in the secret and tour investigations, while we will constantly improve the water quality of the rivers and lakes, and integrate the lake and river environments management and the nearby resources utilization as one by addressing both their symptoms and root causes; we must be target-oriented to focus on the implementation of this system, make innovation in both our methods and the mechanism, and play an exemplary role in the River, Lake and Reservoir System construction, in a bid to reach the target of “lucid water, green bank, beautiful scenery, rich people and strong city” and promote the high-quality development.
Wan Yong also made requirements on the work of flood prevention and drought control.