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Cabinet Regulation No. 34 of 2002 on Discharge of Polluting Substances into Water

Country/Territory
Latvia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Waste disposal Water charges Pollution control Waste domestic sources Water conservation zone Monitoring Access-to-information Surface water Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Regulation prescribes the threshold values for wastewater discharge and prohibitions for discharge of polluting substances into water; those highly sensitive territories to which increased requirements for the urban wastewater treatment apply, the criteria for determination, procedures for management and the boundaries of such territories; the procedures by which an operator must control the quantity of discharge of polluting substances, perform monitoring and provide the relevant information; and the procedures by which the State limited liability company “Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre” ensures public accessibility to the information.

Full text
English
Website
www.vvc.gov.lv

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning urban waste water treatment.

Legislation | 1991

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 80/68/EEC on the protection of groundwater against pollution caused by certain dangerous substances.

Legislation | 1979

Keyword: Pollution control, Groundwater, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law on Pollution (2001)

Legislation | Latvia | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Framework law, Basic legislation, Public health, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Risk assessment/management, Enforcement/compliance, Emissions, Air quality/air pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Waste prevention, Registration, Inspection, Noise pollution, Climate change, Emissions trading, Authorization/permit, Radiation, Marine pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration.

Legislation | 2006

Keyword: Groundwater, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental quality standards in the field of water policy, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directives 82/176/EEC, 83/513/EEC, 84/156/EEC, 84/491/EEC, 86/280/EEC and amending Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | 2008

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Pesticides

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2006/11/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community (Codified version).

Legislation | 2006

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX