According to the Chinese government website April 16, 2015, April 2, the "Notice of the State Council on Printing and Discharging the Action Plan for Water Pollution Prevention and Control" (Guo Fa  No. 17) was written and published on April 16. The content is as follows:
The people's governments of all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government, ministries and commissions of the State Council, and their respective agencies:
The "Water Pollution Prevention Action Plan" is hereby printed and distributed to you, please implement it carefully.
Water pollution prevention action plan Water environmental protection concerns the vital interests of the people, and it is related to the comprehensive construction of a well-off society, which is related to the realization of the Chinese nation's great rejuvenation of the Chinese dream. At present, problems such as poor water environment quality, heavy water ecological damage, and many hidden environmental hazards in some areas of China are very prominent, affecting and damaging the health of the people, and are not conducive to sustained economic and social development. In order to effectively increase the prevention and control of water pollution and ensure national water security, this action plan was formulated.