In response to the upcoming flood season, the Director of the Water Resources Department of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Lai Jianxin, today (29), the head of the first-level unit and the head of the government to hold the "Ministry of Economic Affairs 108-year Flood Control and Rehabilitation Symposium", and invited the water conservancy leaders of the municipalities, counties and cities to jointly exchange flood prevention experience and The forum will strengthen the coordination and cooperation between the central and local governments, deepen the consensus and cooperation on cooperation and disaster prevention, and comprehensively enhance the energy of disaster prevention.
Director Lai reminded all municipalities, counties and cities to handle ditches and ditches in advance, strengthen the maintenance of water gates, pumping stations and mobile pumping machines in the jurisdiction, and prepare flood control materials and equipment, and all the flood control pool management units should try their best before Taihong. The water level will be reduced to a minimum, the flood detention space will be reserved, flood prevention hot spots in flood-prone areas will be strengthened, and a centralized disaster reporting platform will be established.
The Water Resources Department said that this year's flood control policy, in addition to using risk management to inventory the internal water and external water flood control hot spots, the flood control work to strengthen the flood control facilities, the implementation of disaster prevention management, the common disaster prevention of the three major spindle planning, to strengthen the dry season Dredging, dredging volume from January to May, the original target volume of 21.5 million cubic meters, has been dredging 19.75 million cubic meters so far, beyond the original schedule, increase the river flooding section, improve the ability of disaster prevention and response, and will continue to be dredged Intermittently continue to handle.
The Water Resources Department assisted the local government in setting up 466 flood prevention and self-reliance communities, and provided flood warnings during the flood season to facilitate the local government to initiate evacuation and evacuation measures in advance; 1,573 flood prevention and protection volunteers, integrating the strength of the people, Conduct water disaster prevention work and disaster notification. The large-scale mobile pumping machine has pre-arranged 1,143 units to the flood prevention hotspots, and has 65 local governments to support local governments in response to disasters; 46 flood detention ponds in flood-prone areas, the flood detention capacity has increased to 21.59 million cubic meters; and 170 pumping stations have been completed. The pumping energy is greatly increased to 924 cubic meters per second.
Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs R.O.C