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Decree on the management of the aquatic environment quality (2004:660).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
2004 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Water quality standards Policy/planning Groundwater Surface water Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes River basin institution
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

The provisions of this Regulation set rules on the management of acquatic environment quality - in accordance to Chapter 5 of the Environmental Code. It helps define river basins and water district delineation in specific areas of the country (Chapter 2). Water authorities, municipalities, organizations and entities shall plan work accordingly and establish the quality requirements for surface water, groundwater and protected areas in the water district. The quality of artificial and heavily modified surface water shall be created in order to ensure that their status is not deteriorated and has good ecological potential in adherence to EU Regulation 2006/60/EC. Provisions in this document shall be implemented by the cooperating Environmental Protection Agency and Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) for the recognition of responsibilities in its management activities.

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.riksdagen.se

References - Legislation

Implements

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2018)

Keyword: Framework law, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Access-to-information, Agricultural land, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Environmental standards, Inspection, Polluter pays principle, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Soil rehabilitation, Policy/planning, Standards, Protection of environment, Management/conservation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Water conservation zone, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation, Authorization/permit, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2000 (2014)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater resources management, Freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Right to water, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Pesticides, Human rights, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Ordinance on mining waste (SFS 2013:319).

Legislation | Sweden | 2008 (2013)

Keyword: Mining, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX