President Xi Jinping has long voiced his concerns over China's water security and he says safe drinking water for all is essential if the country is to form a moderately prosperous society.
The past decade has seen multiple projects across China aimed at meeting this target.
This is the Dongxiang Autonomous County of Lingxia, Gansu province observed by satellite.
Over the past 10 years, eight water plants and hundreds of storage and pressure regulating pools have been built here.
A geographic information system restores this historic water supply project.
In the process of extending the water pipeline, it is accompanied by a variety of complex and changeable terrains.
The total length of water pipelines in the Dongxiang County has reached more than 7,200 kilometers.
Today, clean water flows into the homes of more than three hundred thousand people in Dongxiang.
Villagers no longer need to rely on water cellars to store water.
An improvement in water resources has brought great changes to the mountain village.
This is our original water cellar, it will be stored when it rains.
We need to save it for drinking water.
It's different now because we have clean tap water to drink anytime and anywhere.
Our local schools and food trees on mountains are all developed with water.
In order to provide safe drinking water in all rural areas, over the past 10 years, experts have traveled to remote areas and mountainous terrain to find water sources and repair channels.
In the Guyuan Mountains of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, starting from the reservoir in Jingyuan County, six pumping stations are used.
Judging from the map there are more than half a million rural centralized water supply projects in China today.
Comparing it with the Chinese population distribution map, it shows the distribution of the two maps is basically the same.
In 10 years, the penetration rate of rural tap water has increased by 19.
From 2016 to 2020, nearly 10 million people said goodbye to excessive fluoride in drinking water.
Today, the penetration rate of tap water in China's rural area is 84 percent.
Over the past 10 years, reservoirs have risen from the once bare and dry land, bringing about a historic change in the way of rural water use.
It's helped resolve the problem of unsafe drinking water in rural China.