|Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China|
|Jurisdiction||People's Republic of China|
|Minister responsible||Chen Lei, Minister of Water Resources|
|Parent agency||State Council|
The Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China (simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国水利部; pinyin: Zhónghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Shuǐlì Bù) is the executive government agency of the Central People's Government responsible for managing the water resources in China.
It is one of several departments under the State Council of the People's Republic of China that administer with water resources.
There are several authorities responsible for water management in China. Water pollution is the responsibility of the environmental authorities, but the water itself is managed by the Ministry of Water Resources. Sewage is administered by the Ministry of Construction, but groundwater falls within the realm of the Ministry of Land and Resources.
The Ministry of Water Resources is directed by the Water Resources Minister.
|Position||Name of Person|
|Vice Minister||E Jingping|
|The Leader of Discipline Inspection Team||Zhang Yinzhong|
|Vice Minister||Jiao Yong|
|Vice Minister||Zhou Ying|
|Vice Minister||Hu Siyi|
The Ministry of Water Resources consist of the following departments and offices:
|Department||Area of Responsibilities|
|1||General Office||Coordinating activities among different departments|
|2||Department of Planning and Programming||develop national water resources development plans|
|3||Department of Policy, Law and Regulations||formulate water policies and relevant rules and regulations|
|4||Department of Water Resources Management||water-drawing permit system and water resources fee system;|
|5||Department of Finance and Economics||formulate economic regulatory measures for the water industry|
|6||Department of Personnel, Labor and Education||to administer personnel management, establishment of institutions and their staffing, labor and wage management|
|7||Department of International Cooperation, Science and Technology||to manage water issues foreign affairs between the Chinese Government and foreign governments, and for the development of science and technology for the water industry|
|8||Department of Construction and Management||to formulate rules and regulations and technical standards for the management and protection of water areas,|
|9||Department of Water and Soil Conservation||water and soil conservation and coordinate the overall control of water and soil losse|
|10||Department of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Water Supply||to formulate policies and programs with respect to rural water resources and develop relevant specifications and standards|
|11||The Office of State Flood Control and Drought Relief headquarters||to organize nationwide activities of flood control and drought relief, undertake the day-to-day work|