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Shi Zheng Fu Ling No 158
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The whole society
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Comprehensive government affairs—legal system
Fire control, fire prevention and order
Management methods of Wuxi Fire Hydrants (Shi Zheng Fu Ling No 158)
Management methods of Wuxi Fire Hydrants was approved at the 72nd Executive Meeting of Wuxi Municipal People’s government on November 25, 2016 and it comes into effect since February 1, 2017
Mayor of Wuxi
December 14, 2016
Management Methods of Wuxi Fire Hydrants
Article 1 To standardize construction and management of Wuxi fire hydrants, prevent and reduce fire hazards and protect personal and property safety, the management method is formulated according to Laws of Fire Control of the People’s Republic of China, Rules of Wuxi Municipal Fire Control, Rules of Wuxi Municipal Water Supply and so forth, combining the reality of Wuxi.
Article 2 Planning, construction, maintenance, usage, supervision and management of Wuxi fire hydrants are applicable to the method.
Hydrants of the method are referred to equipment of water supply of fire control and its accessory equipment outside the road of main water meters or main valves in unit and residential areas, which is connected with pipes of urban water supply or pipes of recycled water supply and consists of valves, water outlets, shell and so forth, to prevent fire disasters and extinguish fires.
Article 3 The Joint Conference of Management of Fire Hydrants is built by committees of fire control safety of the people’s governments of the city and districts to coordinately solve significant problems of fire hydrants and set goals and responsibilities of management of fire hydrants. Finally, the system is absorbed in evaluation system of fire control work of the city and districts.
Article 4 Public security organs are in charge of inspection and management of fire hydrants and public organs of fire control are responsible for detailed work.
The departments of development and reform, urban and rural planning, municipal and landscape architecture, housing and urban and rural construction, transportation, finance, city management should implement duties to complete management of fire hydrants and so forth.
The people’s governments of towns, offices of residential streets, management organs of development district should do cooperative work for construction and maintenance of municipal fire hydrants under the jurisdiction.
Article 5 The people’s governments of city and districts of should guarantee the construction of fire hydrants and maintain the expenditure.
The expenditure of fire hydrant is absorbed in construction of roads and other infrastructures. The maintenance expenditure is disbursed from the capital of city maintenance.
Article 6 In terms of the development and reform of the city, urban and rural regulation and fire control regulation of public security organs, distributions and settings of fire hydrants should be defined, connected with specialized planning, such as water supply and so forth.
The departments of Wuxi municipal administration and planning of garden and urban and rural water supply should ask for opinions of the fire control institutions of public security organs in terms of distribution and setting of municipal fire hydrants when regulating the water supply.
Article 7 Fire hydrants should be planned and constructed synchronously on construction, reconstruction and extension of urban roads and pipes of water supply; other applicable roads should be planned and constructed according to the requirements.
Hydrants should be designed, constructed and checked and accepted with urban roads synchronously.
Article 8 Design of hydrants should be contained in design of projects of the construction of urban roads and pipes of water supply.
Departments of housing and urban and rural construction and transportation should design and investigate on the construction of urban road and ask opinions for fire control institutions of public security organs, combining with distribution of municipal hydrants and setting standard.
Article 9 Fire hydrants and utility piping should be settled according to technology standards of fire control.
Qualities of hydrants should meet national and industrial standards and authentication requirements of compulsory products.
Article 10 After the projects of construction of urban road and pipes of water supply are completed, construction units should absorb fire hydrants in the acceptance of completion and put construction drawings of fire hydrants on records of the fire control institutions of public security organs within 7 days after the acceptance.
Article 11 The principal of management of municipal hydrants is the main body of relevant management of roads, in charge of entrusting, inspecting and pushing forward the units of water supply to maintain on fire hydrants.
Main body of the road construction takes responsibilities of management of fire hydrants if the roads haven’t been in use.
Article 12 Units of water supply are responsible for maintenance of fire hydrants, formulation of regular and patrol inspection system of fire hydrants and record of patrol inspection.
Article 13 The following requirements should be met on maintenance of fire hydrants
1. To make sure that municipal fire hydrants are intact and the paint are not peeled off;
2. To make sure switches and covers of municipal fire hydrants in service without rustiness, water leakage and so forth;
3. To restore with 24 hours in case of loss and destruction of fire hydrants;
4. To wash them thoroughly and eliminate internal sewage semiannually;
5. To record inspection, damage and maintenance of fire hydrants according to the facts;
6. Other maintenance requirements of Laws and regulations or industry standards
Article 14 If fire hydrants are not accord with item 1,2,3 of Article 13, unit of water supply should carry out maintenance in time. Relevant maintenance information should be verified by the principal of management of fire hydrants and fire control institutions of public security organs.
Units and individual can report to fire control institutions of public security organs or units of water supply once damages of fire hydrants are discovered.
Article 15 Special systems are implemented in fire control hydrants. Any units and people can’t use it without permission except water for public use of fire-fighting and rescue, training of fire control, greening and cleaning of city appearance.
People should ask for permission of units of water supply when using water from municipal fire hydrants temporarily; it should be stopped when fire disasters occurred.
Article 16 Units of water supply should inform institutions of fire control of public security organs in advance if lines of pipes of water supply is depressurized or the water supply is cut off.
Article 17 The following condition where fire hydrants are damaged or usage of fire hydrants are forbidden:
1. Burying and pressure, occupation, shelter and damages of fire hydrants
2. Demolishment, removal and outage of fire hydrants
3. Storage, installation and parking beside fire hydrants
4. Other conditions that affects usage of fire hydrants
Fire hydrants destroyed or water leaked due to vehicles collision, the restoration expenditures should be borne by people in charge.
Article 18 The existing urban roads or other eligible roads should be supplemented, reformed and maintained if fire hydrants is not built or not met with technology standards.
Unit of fire control of public security organs will propose supplementary plan of fire hydrants to units of water supply. The principal in charge of management of fire hydrants make sure the plan to be organized and implemented according to rules after determination and approval of departments of development and reform.
Article 19 The principal in charge of management of fire hydrants can propose to reformation, demolishment or removal of fire hydrants after asking for opinions of institutions of fire control of public security organs. Reform of fire hydrants should be in accord with relevant standards of fire control technology.
The principal in charge of management of fire hydrants should public information of reform and demolishment and removal of fire hydrants to institutions of fire control of public security organs.
Article 20 Institutions of fire control of public security organs should count the numbers, establish archives and so forth. Units of water supply should offer cooperation. Departments of management of the city should absorb municipal fire hydrants in digitized system of the city management and grid management and offer cooperation in relevant management of municipal fire hydrants.
Article 21 If fire disasters occurred due to violation of Item 2 of Article 15 of the method, people who do not stop watering from municipal fire hydrants immediately, will be imposed fines of 10,000.00 Yuan to 50,000.00 Yuan by institutions of fire control of public security organs.
Article 22 People who damage or affect usage of fire hydrants due to violation of item 1 to the first one to third one of items 1 of Article 17, will be imposed fines of 3,000 yuan to 30,000 yuan and units will be imposed fines of 10,000 yuan to 50,000 yuan; people should take compensation responsibilities for damages of fire hydrants.
Article 23 Relevant departments or units that do not take management responsibilities of fire hydrants will be punished administratively by superior administrative departments and supervisory organs; criminal sanctions will be given in case of constitution of a crime.
Article 24 Jiangyin and Yixing can implement it according to the method.
Article 25 The method shall be implemented since February 1, 2017.