Accordingly, the city mobilizes all resources to provide safe water, striving to reach target for the period from now to 2020 as following: mobilize all resources to build water supply system, striving to meet total demand of water per day; provide clean water to 95 to 100% of people; make and implement water supply plan for 75 percent of water supply works in urban areas; make and implement water supply plan for 50% of water supply works in rural areas; reduce the rate of water loss to below 18 percent by 2020.
In order to reach the targets, Ha Noi will speed up the progress of on-going water projects and strive to complete them by 2020. They are projects on building Duong Noi Water Plant in Ha Dong district, with capacity of 30,000 cubic meters per day night (to be completed in 2017); project on increasing capacity of Bac Thang Long - Van Tri Water Plant to 150,000 cubic meters per day night, of which surface water 130,000 cubic meters per day night; project on building Red River surface water supply system, capacity of 300,000 cubic meters per day night; project on building Duong River surface water supply system with capacity 300,000 cubic meters per day night, of which 240,000 cubic meters per day night for Ha Noi; project on building water supply system for Son Tay - Hoa Lac - Xuan Mai - Mieu Mon - Ha Noi - Ha Dong (second phase), with capacity of 600,000 cubic meters per day night.
The city also aims to develop water supply network from concentrated water source of Ha Noi in accordance with construction and investment progress of water supply plants, thus meeting demand for water and water quality. Accordingly, Ha Noi will build water transmission line No. 2 to convey water from Da River, transmission line along National Road 32, National Road 21, National Road 21B, road connecting Phuc Tho and Chuc Son, and Ring Road 4; invest in water supply and distribution network for all communes using water from the city’s concentrated water supply system, and pumping stations in Tay Mo, Soc Son, Xuan Mai, Phu Xuyen, Son Tay, Phuc Tho, Kim Bai, Chuc Son and Ba Vi.
Furthermore, Ha Noi will develop rural water supply system from city’s concentrated water source, striving to provide water to around 2,205,781 people in 235 communes (equivalent to 551,445 households); build local water supply model with modern technology to provide water to around 513,571 people (equivalent to 128,392 households) in disadvantaged areas in Soc Son, Ba Vi, My Duc, Ung Hoa, Chuong My, Thuong Tin and Phu Xuyen suburban districts, which are not connected to the city’s concentrated water supply system yet; implement rural water supply projects with investment of the private sector, which are approved in principal by the Municipal People’s Committee (20 projects on rural water supply, which will provide water to 180.828 households in 75 communes); call for investment of the private sector in rural water supply network, which use water from city’s concentrated water supply system.