Gansu province vigorously promotes the modernization of irrigation areas

2022-05-08 0 By

The reporter learned from the rural water conservancy work conference of Gansu province held on March 30 that the water resources department of Gansu Province focused on food security, vigorously promoted the modernization of irrigation areas, constantly improved the level of agricultural irrigation, and made every effort to do the spring irrigation work well this year.Agricultural irrigation is directly related to food security, industrial development and farmers’ income.Since last year, in order to ensure food security, Gansu province has seized the opportunity to upgrade large and medium-sized irrigated areas, guide farmers to carry out water-saving irrigation and successfully complete spring irrigation.It is understood that in 2021, 22 large and medium-sized irrigation areas renovation projects were launched, with a total investment of 820 million yuan.This year, in order to ensure the irrigation area spring irrigation water demand, the provincial department of Water resources actively deploy, guide the analysis of supply and demand water situation, orderly carry out spring irrigation and white soil irrigation, resolutely curb flooding irrigation.At the same time, in order to strengthen water conservancy project management and promote project construction, Gansu province has for the first time included 6 large-scale irrigation areas supporting facilities and modernization renovation and 16 medium-sized irrigation areas supporting facilities and water-saving renovation projects into the provincial government’s practical plan for the people.With the focus on major grain-producing areas and irrigated areas along the Yellow River basin, we will start the preliminary work of upgrading supporting facilities and water-saving projects in medium-sized irrigated areas from 2023 to 2025, make up for shortcomings in irrigation and drainage facilities, and give priority to turning large and medium-sized irrigated areas into high-standard farmland.In accordance with relevant requirements, the provincial water conservancy system has steadily promoted the standardized management of irrigation areas and pumping stations, strengthened the publicity of agricultural water-saving in irrigation areas, and promoted the efficient use of agricultural water.In accordance with the idea of “upgrading and transforming a batch, optimizing and combining a batch, adjusting and reducing a batch”, special teams were organized to map the basic information and basic characteristic parameters of large and medium-sized irrigation areas in the province, promote the quality and efficiency improvement of large and medium-sized irrigation areas, comprehensively improve the management level, and provide support for ensuring food security and promoting rural revitalization.(New Gansu · Gansu Daily reporter Wang Yuyu) statement: this article copyright belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through the mailbox, we will promptly deal with.Email address: