On August 25, 2019, Li Ganjie, Minister of the Ministry of ecology and environment, said in response to the special question at the 12th session of the 13th NPC Standing Committee that "the reform of the pollutant discharge permit system is a big stone in our hearts and a heart disease for us.
After Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, made a report on the inspection of the implementation of the law of the people's Republic of China on the prevention and control of water pollution (hereinafter referred to as the "report") at the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on the 23rd, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress held a joint group meeting on the morning of the 25th Special inquiries were made in the report on the inspection of the implementation of the law on the prevention and control of water pollution. Thus the selection of wastewater disinfectant becomes more and more important for wastewater treatment.
State Councilor Wang Yong, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and Director of the National Development and Reform Commission He Lifeng, Minister of Ecology and Environment Li Ganjie, Minister of Finance Liu Kun, and Director of the National Health Commission Ma Xiaowei attended the meeting. Usage of water treatment chemicals has become a core issue.
During the special inquiry process, how to strengthen the urban water quality monitoring and information disclosure, improve the basin ecological compensation mechanism, and promote the reform of pollutant discharge permit system has become the focus. In response to questions, Ma Xiaowei said that the revision of drinking water health standards was launched in 2018. According to the characteristics of water quality and the health risk of pollutants in China, the water quality indicators are determined. The newly revised standards will be promulgated and implemented in 2020.