In 2011, Yuhuan was devoted to the constitution of complete planning system by sticking to domination of urban-rural construction by planning. With the completion of county overall planning, zoning plan and comprehensive transportation planning, it started the frame construction of “Digitalized Yuhuan” geographical space and completed the basic geographical information system. On constantly strengthening urban construction, it made good in expansion of Yuhuan Economic Development Zone. The construction of new city changed with each passing day and the reconstruction of old city was placed on the agenda. The building of Chumen Small City progressed well and the development of the central town of provincial level in Shamen was pushed forward. With the construction acceleration of the sewage treatment facilities, Yuhuan successively completed the new round of sewage treatment facilities in 27 remediation villages and the sewage supporting pipe of 20 kilometers. The construction of “cleaning homeland and harmonizing countryside (community)” filtered into people’s minds, and success found the building of its garden county town. With the constant improvement of housing assurance system, the affordable housing of 65000 square meters was put into construction and the urban families with low income who are difficult to buy housing could be guaranteed in lowest income and housing. The bunching balance of its housing fund exceeded 1.0 billion yuan. In the future, Yuhuan will thoroughly implement the scientific development concept and carry out the space layout optimization plan with as the goal to build a nationally ace modern island city and with new island urbanization of urban-rural integration as the key strategy. It will work hard at building 6 space blocks including new town, old town, small- city, port, coastal industrial new town and modern tourist island to create a new situation of Yuhuan for “Xuanmen Bay Era”.
New Rural Construction
The year of 2011 is the second year in a row, when Yuhuan was successfully appraised as the outstanding unit of the province and city for new rural construction. It has established the pattern of “rubbish collection by household and village, transport by town and disposal by county” and the long-term effective system for comprehensive improvement of rural environment by advocating the activity of “cleaning homeland and harmonizing countryside (community)”; it implemented the new round of village improvement projects by carrying out the items such as garbage disposal, sewage treatment, road hardening, lavatory improvement and village greening. Presently it has built up 9 model villages of provincial level and 29 villages of municipal level and improved 235 villages. In 2011 it achieved the farmhouse reconstruction of 3747 households through conducting comprehensive reclamation of rural land and reconstructing farmers’ housing, being appraised as the outstanding unit of 2011 for construction of “Comfortable Housing Project”; it has accumulatively trained 87096 farmers and helped 24011 farmers with after-training job transfer by implementing the project for quality training of rural labor force; it has built 3 characteristic villages (areas) of provincial level and 7 of municipal level through diligently initiating the projects of “top town and village” characteristic of agriculture and actively guiding the development of “Pleasure-in-farmhouse” leisure tourism; it strengthened the rural instructor work so that the “6-One” activity for rural instructor was fully carried out. Notable results were achieved in carrying out the activities for cleaning homeland and service commitment among all rural instructors.
Construction of Major Projects
In 2010 Yuhuan has made outstanding achievements in construction of major projects by strongly pushing forward the “first-rate service” work. It completed annual investment of 1.904 billion Yuan (i.e. 131% of performance assessment index) in 25 key projects (in which that 16 key projects of national, provincial and municipal level accounts for 1.635 billion Yuan, 99.55% of annual-plan amount). The previous work for Yuhuan People’s Hospital II, Yuhuan Central Grain Depot and Yueqing Bay Cross-Sea Bridge has basically been completed and their construction commenced; the main work of the 3rd-phase Xuanmen Reclamation Project has been completed. A batch of important projects of people’s livelihood such as Supor Chenyu Tunnel, Binjiang South Line of Yuhuan Economic Development Zone and the supporting inspection devices of Damaiyu Harbor Area have successively been completed and put into use.
Located in the central and southern coast of Zhejiang, Damaiyu Harbor, one of top 8 coastal shelters in China with the port-buildable coastline of 45 kilometers and about 62 square kilometers of water area above -10-meter depth, Damaiyu Harbor, is a deep-water harbor where 300000-ton level berths can be built and which fits the construction of large near-harbor works. In the Harbor area had been built 14 wharfs including 2 74000-ton level quay berths where the coal 100000-tonnage ships can call for unloading; 1 container terminal of 50000 tonnage, 1 multi-purpose terminal of 20000-30000 tonnage and 2 30000-tonnage wharves being under construction. As approved by the State Council in April, 2008, Damaiyu Harbor Port was open to the outside world; in May, 2009, Damaiyu Harbor was approved to be an independent port with direct route to Taiwan; on July 7 of the same year it achieved the maiden oceanic passenger voyage to Taiwan and carried out the continuation of the voyage; on June 26, 2010 it formally started the scheduled services of one voyage per week to Keelung Harbor of Taiwan, being the 2nd direct-route port of China as well as the 1st one in starting the scheduled services of sea passenger transport across the Taiwan Straits. Its cargo throughput in 2011 amounted to 25.35 million tons and its container throughput 46600 containers. Besides, there are 86 liner voyages direct to Taiwan with 33719 person-times of passengers. The infrastructure and service functions of Damaiyu Harbor are being bettered step by step. It is striding towards the objective of building up a container feeder port, a bulk transit port, a port of trade to Taiwan and a center of harbor logistics.
Yuhuan between Wenzhou and Taizhou has a smooth air transport because it is 32 sea miles to Longwan Airport of Wenzhou to the west and 76 kilometers to Huangyan Airport of Taizhou to the north. Its marine shipping line is rich in natural resources and its ships can directly lead to Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong. By the end of 2011, its total highway mileage had arrived at 556 kilometers. The investment made by Yuhuan in traffic construction in 2011 aggregated 1.1 billion Yuan. Yueqing Bay Bridge of Yongtaiwen Double Expressways and the line-connecting project smoothly commenced for construction; Chenyu Tunnel II, Chumen-to-seaside Highway, Around-city Highway and such 4 traffic piers Lingmen, Ruolijiao, Paoxi and Jiangyan Island were completed for acceptance check; it still completed the construction of 10-kilometer rural networked highway.
In 2011 Yuhuan completed the investment of 305.981 million Yuan in construction of water conservancy. Presently 95.5% of the total amount of works for the phase-3 Reclamation Project of Xuanmen has been completed and the earlier preparations for Xishamen Reclamation Work started; the dyke-consolidating work moved forward steadily, the abstraction work of Longxi Reservoir being basically completed. The dredging 55.03-kilometer river was completed, the 9.15-kilometer ecological river constructed and the soil erosion land of 5.121 square kilometers controlled. Besides, with the construction of farming-aimed “two-areas” water conservancy facilities started, totally 3100 mu of fruit and vegetable planting bases in Fanshen and Zhang’ao of Qinggang received spray micro-irrigation. It made efforts to guarantee the normal and safe supply of water by intensifying the water resources management, periodically monitoring water quality and distributing water resources. Yuhuan transformed the old pipe network of 25 km , benefiting a population of more than 20,000 people. In 2011, it passed the acceptance test of the qualification as the demonstration of the country for rural drinking water project, the standard-reaching county of Zhejiang in long-term management of rural drinking water project and the first-batch county of the country for building of water protection and monitoring capacity.
In Yuhuan there are 1 500-KV transformer station, 3 220-KV transformer stations, 12 110-KV transformer stations and 10 35-KV transformer stations. Its power grid began to march towards source from the terminal and the construction of its main structure went moderately farther. Presently its power supply and demand came into balance. Yuhuan accumulatively built up 6 rural electrification towns and 187 electrification villages. It has passed the acceptance check of new rural electrification county. In 2011 its power supply attained to 3.291 billion KWH, an increase of 11.34% in comparison with that of last year, with the gross power-generated output in the 2nd place of Taizhou.
By the end of 2010 there had been more than 0.20 million users of fixed telephone (including PHS), 0.30 million switchboards in total capacity, more than 0.10 million ADSL users and nearly 30000 3G China Telecom users. With speedy development of mobile telecom, its users for China Mobile exceeded 0.63 million with its market share of 74.85%; its users for China Unicom was more than 0.12 million, 3G users 2500 and 2G users 95000 with its market share of 20%.
Yuhuan actively promotes the “brightening” activity of public service window to effectively improve work efficiency through diligently improving the project concentration, simplifying the approval procedures for infrastructure projects and enhancing the handling competence of the window. The departments settling in the center increased to 37 from 26; the items for handling in the center arrived at 154 and the handling concentration was raised to 95% from 69%. The time of 24 infrastructure projects handled in 14 concerned departments was reduced to 113 working days from the former 301 working days, an increase of 62.45% in handling speed. For the examination and approval of infrastructure project, optimization of joint-office process made the time of applying for builder’s license of construction project after the project was accepted controlled within thirty (30) working days, an increase of more than 30% in handling speed. For the major investment projects with investment amount of more than 25.00 million yuan, the agent system was explored. The special windows were set up and the “joint-handling for many certificates” was implemented. The implementation of new measures of characteristic service for the convenience and benefit of the residents fully promotes the improvement of administrative service quality.