What activities are not allowed in river management areas and embankment security zones without authorization? What are prohibited?

    According to Article 35 of the "Regulations of the Shanghai Municipality on River Course Administration", nobody shall be allowed to engage in the following activities in river management areas and embankment security zones without the approval of water management department or the district (county) administrative department:

    (1) To mine underground resources, conduct archaeological excavations, and pile up material;

    (2) To set net bamboo fish traps, mesh boxes and other fishing devices;

    (3) To endanger the river dikes by blasting, excavating, drilling, piling, drilling wells,

    According to Article 36 of the "Regulations of the Shanghai Municipality on River Course Administration", nobody shall be allowed to engage in the following activities within river management areas:

    (1) To dump industrial, agricultural and construction wastes, as well as living garbage and feces;

    (2) To clean vehicles and containers once stored hazardous pollutants or oil;

    (3) To build houses, sheds or structures, etc.

    (4) To damage river dikes and other water facilities;

    (5) To graze, cultivate, thin out or illegally fell the protective trees along banks and embankments;

    (6) To conduct underwater practices to affect the stability of the river and endanger the safety of river dikes;

    (7) To carry out other activities impeding river flood drainage.