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Decree relative to bathing waters (SFS 2008:218).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Inland waters Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Water quality standards Certification
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree, made under Chapters 5 and 9 of the Environmental Code, provides rules for the identification, control and classification of surface bathing waters. It defines duties of municipalities concerning identification and registration of waters, analysis of quality of waters and subsequent classification. It further specifies criteria for the qualification of waters, provides rules for regular health control of waters and defines regulatory powers of the State Nature Conservation Agency.

Full text
Swedish
Website
62.95.69.15

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the management of bathing water quality and repealing Directive 76/160/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Monitoring, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Recreational water use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2007)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX