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Cabinet Regulation No. 671 of 2017 Mandatory Harmlessness and Quality Requirements for Drinking Water, and the Procedures for Monitoring and Control Thereof

Country/Territory
Latvia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
"Latvijas Vēstnesis", 228 (6055), 16.11.2017.
Subject
Water
Keyword
Potable water Water quality standards Public health Monitoring Procedural matters Surface water Groundwater Water supply Water abstraction Waterworks Liability/compensation
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Regulation prescribes the mandatory harmlessness and quality requirements for drinking water, procedures by which conformity of drinking water to requirements of this Regulation is evaluated, as well as procedures for the monitoring and control of drinking water. The Regulation shall apply to surface and ground water that either in the original state thereof or after special treatment is intended for human consumption, food preparation or household use, trade, and also for use in the food industry –for treatment, processing, preservation –regardless of the manner of supply –by water pipelines, tankers or in containers. The responsibility of the water management service provider who owns water supply infrastructure and who supplies drinking water to residential places, and the food establishment for internal water pipelines of the building is laid down in the laws and regulations regarding construction standards and also in the Law on Water Management Services.

Full text
English
Website
likumi.lv

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Standards, Water supply, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Pesticides

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law on the Supervision of the Handling of Food (1998)

Legislation | Latvia | 1998 (2014)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Certification, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Standards, Public health, Risk assessment/management, Internal trade, Consumer protection, Governance, Institution, Monitoring, Business/industry/corporations, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 2013/51/Euratom laying down requirements for the protection of the health of the general public with regard to radioactive substances in water intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Radiation, Standards, Consumer protection, Public health, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Directive (EU) 2015/1787 amending Annexes II and III to Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Standards, Water supply, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX