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TOTO's Donation to Water Supply and Drinking Water Sources Protection Project in Yiwu District, Xinjiang
On August 16, 2011, the completion ceremony of TOTO's Donation to Water Supply and Drinking Water Sources Protection Project in Yiwu District, Xinjiang has held in Shimogou Village, Qian Shan Xiang of Yiwu Distric. Mr Ablet, The General Manager of TOTO (China) Co., Ltd. attends the completion ceremony.
Water Supply and Drinking Water Sources Protection Project in Shimogou Village, Qian Shan Xiang of Yiwu District, Xinjiang is China Environmental Protection Foundation's first donation project in Xinjiang. The project was funded by TOTO Water Environmental Special Fund of China Environmental Protection Foundation. The project implementation has not only significantly improved the drinking water problems of the village Pastoralists, but also solving the Long-term phenomenon that humans and animals are all drinking the same water. The improvement in sanitary conditions of drinking water, reducing diseases caused by water pollution, improving the health of farmers especially women and children. The improvement of drinking-water conditions increases the numbers of raising livestock and poultry. For the development of courtyard planting, family farm and sideline products, the improving condition provides water source protection. At the same time, the reconstruction project shortens the distances for residents to get water, facilitates the residents to get and use water every day. In front of "Love Spring", the villagers can have sweet spring water, and you can see full of happiness on your face.
It is reported that the total project investment of $ 385,000 was donated by TOTO Water Environmental Foundation. Nearly half a year, through the preliminary investigation, planning, design and organization construction, 3 wells and 1 well room has been built. Dig a 2000-meter trench and build a PVC pipe of 2000 meters. To bring the local population the intimate “Water” greeting, they use wire, timber and other materials to build water source protection fence of 1340 meters.
For the purpose of developing water-saving and environmental protection activities, TOTO Water Environment Special Fund was established in 2008, Since the 3 years, TOTO Water Environment Special Fund has donated to Saving-Water Creation Posters Contest, Selection of Water-Saving Technology, Seminar of Water-Saving Technology, and water saving knowledge publicity activities etc. TOTO Water Environment Special Fund has also donated the stationery and sanitary products to the schools at Sichuan Province etc. TOTO Water Environment Special Fund will continue to help post-disaster reconstruction in the future, make more persons use the water resources more effectively, and improve environmental protection consciousness of the whole society.