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

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2000
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Food & nutrition, Sea, Water
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 quality/freshwater pollution Surface water Groundwater Water quality standards Water conservation zone Registration River basin institution Institution Basin/catchment/watershed Transboundary effects International relations/cooperation Sustainable development Sustainable use
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Directive shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.
Abstract

The purpose of this Directive is to establish a framework for the protection of inland surface waters, transitional waters, coastal waters and groundwater which: (a) prevents further deterioration and protects and enhances the status of aquatic ecosystems , (b) promotes sustainable water use based on a long-term protection of available water resources; (c) aims at enhanced protection and improvement of the aquatic environment, (d) ensures the progressive reduction of pollution of groundwater and

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Website
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References - Legislation

Repeals

Council Directive 79/923/EEC on the quality required of shellfish waters.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Management/conservation, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 76/464/EEC on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community.

Legislation | European Union | 1976 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | European Union | 1979 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 75/440/EEC concerning the quality required of surface water intended for the abstraction of drinking water in the Member States.

Legislation | European Union | 1975 | Repealed

Keyword: Surface water, Water quality standards, Water supply, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bureau of Forest Development Circular no. 08 regarding Regulations for the Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Philippines.

Legislation | Philippines | 1979 | Repealed

Keyword: Turtles, Internal trade, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Loi nº 2004-338 portant transposition de la directive 2000/60/CE du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 23 octobre 2000 établissant un cadre pour une politique communautaire dans le domaine de l'eau.

Legislation | France | 2004

Keyword: River basin institution, Water conservation zone, Basin/catchment/watershed, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. LIII of 1995 on the General Rules of Environmental Protection.

Legislation | Hungary | 1995 (2015)

Keyword: Environmental planning, EIA, Institution, Access-to-information, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Special fund, Basic legislation, Offences/penalties, Waste management, Radiation, Noise pollution, Ecosystem preservation, Precautionary principle, Liability/compensation, Education, Research, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Pollution control, Polluter pays principle, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 79/869/EEC concerning the methods of measurement and frequencies of sampling and analysis of surface water intended for the abstraction of drinking water in the Member States

Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003)

Keyword: Water supply, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Northumbria River Basin District) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 3242 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Aquaculture, Freshwater resources management, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Potable water, Water conservation zone, Registration, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Policy Framework Regulations, 2004 (L.N. 194 of 2004).

Legislation | Malta | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Offences/penalties, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Solway Tweed River Basin District) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 99 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Aquaculture, Freshwater resources management, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Potable water, Water conservation zone, Registration, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 3242 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Potable water, Water conservation zone, Registration, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Quality (Dangerous Substances) Regulations, 2001 (S.I. No. 12 of 2001).

Legislation | Ireland | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water quality standards, Authorization/permit, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Water Policy) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. No. 722 of 2003).

Legislation | Ireland | 2003

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Institution, River basin institution, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance implementing the Annexes II, III and V of the 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 | Germany | 2004 (2011)

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification, Surface water, Groundwater, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Real Decreto Nº 907/2007 - Reglamento de la planificación hidrológica.

Legislation | Spain | 2007

Keyword: Policy/planning, Effluent waste water/discharge, Water quality standards, Pollution control, Public water, EIA, Ecosystem preservation, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution, Environmental standards, Basin/catchment/watershed

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 | European Union | 2006

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance implementing the Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | Germany | 2004

Keyword: Surface water, Groundwater, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

EC Water Guidelines – Implementation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2004

Keyword: Potable water, Surface water, Groundwater, Classification/declassification, Monitoring, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Standards, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Guidelines Implementation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2005

Keyword: Potable water, Surface water, Groundwater, Classification/declassification, Monitoring, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Standards, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Decree laying down provisions concerning flood areas, environmental targets and water planning.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2005

Keyword: Groundwater, Surface water, Environmental planning, Flood, Policy/planning, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Urban Waste Water Treatment Regulations, 2001 (S.I. No. 254 of 2001).

Legislation | Ireland | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Classification Survey Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2006

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification, Surface water, Groundwater, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sachsen-Anhalt Ordinance implementing EC-Water Guidelines.

Legislation | Germany | 2005

Keyword: Potable water, Surface water, Groundwater, Classification/declassification, Monitoring, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Standards, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment and management of flood risks.

Legislation | European Union | 2007

Keyword: Flood, Disasters, Coastal zone management, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance implementing the Annexes II and V of the Water Frame Guidelines.

Legislation | Germany | 2003

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification, Surface water, Groundwater, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 108/2010 amending Regulation (EC) No. 1974/2006 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1698/2005 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

Legislation | European Union | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Subsidy/incentive, Special fund, Basin/catchment/watershed, Protected area, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1208 on water plan programmes for 2010-2015 targets.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Environmental planning, Policy/planning, Freshwater resources management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 221 of 2004 (VII. 21.) of the Government on certain rules of catchment area management.

Legislation | Hungary | 2004 (2013)

Keyword: Basin/catchment/watershed, Policy/planning, Environmental planning, Freshwater resources management, Groundwater, Surface water, Monitoring, Potable water, Protected area, Public participation, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bathing Water Quality (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 351 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water quality standards, Inspection, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 2043 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Transport/storage, Radiation, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (Scotland) Order 2010 (S.S.I. No. 131 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Groundwater, Surface water, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the state of surface water.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2009

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities Environmental Objectives (Surface Waters) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 272 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Hazardous substances, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Rural Development Act (No. 316 of 2007).

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Agricultural development, Farming, Subsidy/incentive, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (S.S.I. No. 209 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Authorization/permit, EIA, Potable water, Groundwater, Monitoring, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on payment rules for wastewater utilities (No. 633 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 (2010)

Keyword: Effluent waste water/discharge, Water charges, Environmental fees/charges, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Saxony Water Framework Directive Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2004 (2008)

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Classification/declassification, Inspection, Monitoring, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Nature Protection Act, Planning Act, Act on watercourses and various other laws (No. 553 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 144 on classification and implementation of goals for international environment conservation areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Environmental planning, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Research, Forest management/forest conservation, Water conservation zone, Management/conservation, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale établissant des normes de qualité environnementale, des normes de qualité de base et des normes chimiques pour les eaux de surface contre la pollution causée par certaines substances dangereuses et autres polluants.

Legislation | Belgium | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Water abstraction, Surface water, Hazardous substances, Inspection, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 468 of 2007 containing general rules relative to the discharge other than from a facility (Decree Discharge Outside Facilities).

Legislation | Netherlands | 2011 (2012)

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Surface water, Authorization/permit, Waste disposal, Inspection, Sewerage, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Surface Waters Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Surface water, Potable water, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Waterworks, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing criteria and way of assessment of underground water state.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing way of classifying the state of uniform parts of surface waters.

Legislation | Poland | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water conservation zone, Data collection/reporting, Classification/declassification, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Management of Bathing Water Quality Regulations, 2008 (L.N. 125 of 2008).

Legislation | Malta | 2008

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Monitoring, Access-to-information, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Surface water, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Thüringen Water Framework Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2004

Keyword: Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Pollution control, Surface water, Groundwater, Classification/declassification, Water conservation zone, Water quality standards, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Drinking Water Protected Areas) (Scotland) Order 2007 (S.S.I. No. 529 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Aquaculture, Freshwater resources management, Institution, Potable water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Directive 2009/90/EC laying down, pursuant to Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, technical specifications for chemical analysis and monitoring of water status.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Pollution control, Monitoring, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Water Law.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing way of classifying the state of uniform parts of surface waters and environmental quality standards for priority substances.

Legislation | Poland | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water conservation zone, Data collection/reporting, Classification/declassification, Standards, Water quality standards, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing the list of priority substances in the field of water policy.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Water quality standards, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Decree on Water Resources Management (No. 1040 of 2006).

Legislation | Finland | 2006 (2010)

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Surface water, Groundwater, Policy/planning, Inland waters, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Flood

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on classification of ecological status, ecological potential and chemical status of homogeneous parts of surface water.

Legislation | Poland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Surface water, Water quality standards, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing the list of priority substances in the field of water policy.

Legislation | Poland | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Water quality standards, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on forms and methods of monitoring of homogeneous surface water bodies and groundwater.

Legislation | Poland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Groundwater, Surface water, Pollution control, Water quality standards, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on forms and methods of monitoring of homogeneous surface water bodies and groundwater.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Groundwater, Surface water, Pollution control, Water quality standards, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on classification of ecological status, ecological potential and chemical status of homogeneous parts of surface water.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Surface water, Water quality standards, Classification/declassification, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities Environmental Objectives (Groundwater) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 149 of 2012).

Legislation | Ireland | 2012

Keyword: Groundwater, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Monitoring, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. CCIX of 2011 on water public utility service.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011 (2013)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Consumer protection, Contract/agreement, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater resources management, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Polluter pays principle, Potable water, Public water, Sewerage, Water charges, Water rights, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Contaminated Land (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 263 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 172/2009 creating the Fund for the Protection of Water Resources.

Legislation | Portugal | 2009

Keyword: Institution, Special fund, Research

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the adoption of Plan for water area management.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 292 on water quality and supervision of water supply systems.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Potable water, Public water, Monitoring, Inspection, Water quality standards, Surface water, Water supply, Research, Water abstraction

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the limits of water areas.

Legislation | Croatia | 2010

Keyword: Access-to-information, Zoning, Water conservation zone, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Drinking Water Protected Areas) (Scotland) Order 2013 (S.S.I. No. 29 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Aquaculture, Freshwater resources management, Institution, Potable water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 220 of 2004 (VII. 21.) Korm. of the Government providing rules on the protection of surface waters quality.

Legislation | Hungary | 2004 (2014)

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Sewerage, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Management Regulation No. 1446.

Legislation | Norway | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Water quality standards, Surface water, Groundwater, Hazardous substances, Policy/planning, Classification/declassification, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Relevant Enactments and Designation of Responsible Authorities and Functions) Order 2008 (S.S.I. No. 263 of 2008).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Institution, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Thüringen Water Frame Work Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2004 (2008)

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2005 (S.S.I. No. 348 of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Authorization/permit, EIA, Potable water, Groundwater, Water abstraction, Monitoring, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on hydrogeological zones and groundwater bodies and assessment of the state of groundwater.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Freshwater resources management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the method of assessment of the status of surface water bodies, method of assessing the ecological potential of heavily modified and artificial bodies of surface water and the details on the program of the assessment of surface water.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2011

Keyword: Surface water, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on surface waters.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2011

Keyword: Surface water, Water conservation zone, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the detailed scope of water management plans for river basins.

Legislation | Poland | 2013

Keyword: Inland waters, Freshwater resources management, Policy/planning, Surface water, Groundwater, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Lower Saxony Ordinance on framework for water legislation.

Legislation | Germany | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Framework Guideline Implementation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2004

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 10 of 2010 (VIII. 18.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development providing limit values for water pollutants in surface waters and rules of application.

Legislation | Hungary | 2010 (2013)

Keyword: Surface water, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Inventory and Monitoring Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2004 (2007)

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, EIA, Monitoring, Hazardous substances, Effluent waste water/discharge, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the emission of substances and heat in the discharge of waste water into waters and public sewage system.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on monitoring of the state of surface water.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2009

Keyword: Surface water, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Protection Act.

Legislation | Liechtenstein | 2003 (2014)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Financing, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Expropriation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hazardous substances, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Court/tribunal, Dispute settlement, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1022 on environmental quality standards for water and requirements for discharges of pollutants into rivers, lakes or the sea.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Environmental standards, Waste disposal, Waste management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Ecosystem preservation, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Marine pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection Act (No. 1189 of 2016).

Legislation | Denmark | 2006 (2016)

Keyword: Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Environmental standards, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law amending the Environmental Protection Act, the Water Supply Act, payment rules for sewage plants and various other laws (No. 460 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on water management plan.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply Act (No. 635 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 (2010)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Potable water, Public water, Water quality standards, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 43 amending the Act on water quality and monitoring of water supply systems.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Monitoring, Potable water, Surface water, Water abstraction

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply Act (No. 935 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Water supply, Public water, Water quality standards, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree (2010:1341) relative to protection of the marine environment.

Legislation | Sweden | 2010

Keyword: Marine pollution, Management/conservation, Ecosystem preservation, Pollution control, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, EIA, Institution, Monitoring, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1024 on water quality and supervision of water supply systems.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Potable water, Public water, Monitoring, Inspection, Water quality standards, Surface water, Water supply, Research, Water abstraction

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1434 on monitoring of surface water, groundwater, protected areas and natural surveillance in international nature conservation areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental audit, Pollution control, Water conservation zone, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Monitoring, Surface water, Groundwater, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on environmental goals for water bodies and the conservation of internationally protected areas (No. 1756 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2003 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Water conservation zone, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Monitoring, Processing/handling, Water quality standards, Surface water, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds, Crustaceans

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Lower Saxony Geo-Data Infrastructure Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2010

Keyword: Land tenure, Data collection/reporting, Survey/mapping, Zoning, Cadastre/land registration, Monitoring, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Modification of Part 1) Regulations 2015 (S.S.I. No. 270 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Authorization/permit, EIA, Potable water, Groundwater, Water abstraction, Monitoring, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 977 on subsidy to primary agricultural production in adherence to EU subsidy regulations and production taxation fund.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Subsidy/incentive, Education, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Real Decreto Nº 817/2015 - Criterios de seguimiento y evaluación del estado de las aguas superficiales y normas de calidad ambiental.

Legislation | Spain | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Water quality standards, Surface water, Groundwater, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Standards, Environmental audit, Ecosystem preservation, Access-to-information, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply Act (No. 125 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2017)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Environmental planning, Inland waters, Polluter pays principle, Pollution control, Basic legislation, Potable water, Public water, Water quality standards, Water supply, Water abstraction, Expropriation, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1398 establishing environmental objectives for rivers, lakes, transitional waters, coastal waters and groundwater.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Classification/declassification, Standards, Inspection, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Public Water Supplies (Scotland) Regulations 2014 (S.S.I. No. 364 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Potable water, Residues, Food quality control/food safety, Water supply, Monitoring, Inspection, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Enforcement/compliance, Water abstraction, Water conservation zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1399 on monitoring of surface water, groundwater, protected areas and natural surveillance in international nature conservation areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Monitoring, Environmental audit, Pollution control, Water conservation zone, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Protected area, Surface water, Groundwater, Standards, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1400 on (water) basis analysis.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Surface water, Groundwater, Hazardous substances, Monitoring, Classification/declassification, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1401 on the content of river basin management planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Surface water, Groundwater, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Standards, Sustainable development, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 18 of 2007 (V. 10.) KvVM of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Water concerning data provision to the environmental protection registration system of groundwaters and geological media.

Legislation | Hungary | 2007 (2014)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management, Groundwater, Pollution control, Registration, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Water Planning (No. 126 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2017)

Keyword: Environmental planning, Groundwater, Surface water, Protected area, Ecosystem preservation, Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Water shortage/drought, Flood

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 28 of 2004 (XII. 25.) KvVM of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Water Management concerning emission standards of water-pollutant substances and laying down rules of application.

Legislation | Hungary | 2004 (2013)

Keyword: Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Rainwater, Surface water, Water quality standards, Environmental standards, Inland waters, Sewerage, Waste non-domestic sources, Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the preparartion of flood hazard maps and flood risk maps.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2010

Keyword: Flood, Disasters, Coastal zone management, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on river basin management plans and plans for flood risk management.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2011

Keyword: Flood, Disasters, Coastal zone management, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Water Policy) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 350 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Institution, River basin institution, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the borders of water areas.

Legislation | Croatia | 2010

Keyword: Water conservation zone, Zoning, Access-to-information, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1310 on water quality and supervision of water supply systems.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Potable water, Public water, Monitoring, Inspection, Water quality standards, Surface water, Water supply, Research, Water abstraction

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 1082 of 2010 on Procedure by Which Polluting Activities of Category A, B and C Shall Be Declared and Permits for the Performance of Category A and B Polluting Activities Shall Be Issued

Legislation | Latvia | 2010 (2014)

Keyword: Pollution control, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 42 of 2009 on Procedures for Ascertaining of Groundwater Resources and Quality Criteria

Legislation | Latvia | 2009 (2012)

Keyword: Groundwater, Water quality standards, Classification/declassification, Pollution control, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision (EU) 2018/229 establishing, pursuant to Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, the values of the Member State monitoring system classifications as a result of the intercalibration exercise and repealing Commission Decision 2013/480/EU.

Legislation | European Union | 2018

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Classification/declassification, Water quality standards, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 736 of 2003 on Permit for the Use of Water Resources

Legislation | Latvia | 2003 (2013)

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Water abstraction, Water supply, Authorization/permit, Monitoring, Procedural matters, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decreto Ley Nº 1/2015 - Instrucción de Planificación Hidrológica para la demarcación hidrográfica intracomunitaria de Las Illes Balears.

Legislation | Spain | 2015

Keyword: Policy/planning, River basin institution, Bank, Bed, Water rights, EIA, Environmental planning, Water abstraction, Water conservation zone, Water supply, Water users' associations, Waterworks, Financing, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1132 amending Appendix 1 of Environmental Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Water conservation zone, Protected area, Policy/planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing way of classifying the state of uniform parts of surface waters and environmental quality standards for priority substances.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water conservation zone, Data collection/reporting, Classification/declassification, Standards, Water quality standards, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 407 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: Environmental security, Environmental standards, Environmental planning, Freshwater resources management, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Potable water, Water conservation zone, Registration, Basin/catchment/watershed, Groundwater, Sustainable development, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Waters Act.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2008

Keyword: Maritime zone, Protected area, Policy/planning, Pollution control, Inland waters, Groundwater, Surface water, Water rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 2 of 2005 (I. 11.) Korm. of the Government on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Legislation | Hungary | 2005 (2014)

Keyword: EIA, Transboundary effects, Monitoring, Environmental security

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 565 on authorizing the establishment and modification of power generation plants.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy, Biofuel, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Drinking Water) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 122 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Offences/penalties, Water supply, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regional Legislative Decree No. 19/2003/A on the Regional Water Plan.

Legislation | Portugal | 2003

Keyword: Policy/planning, Inland waters, Public water, Surface water, Ecosystem preservation, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 158 of 2009 on Requirements with Respect to Environmental Monitoring and the Procedures for Performance Thereof, the Creation of the Register of Polluting Substances and Public Availability of Information

Legislation | Latvia | 2009 (2010)

Keyword: Monitoring, Environmental standards, Procedural matters, Access-to-information, Public health, Public participation, Pollution control, Data collection/reporting, Registration, Research, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 378 of 2006).

Legislation | Ireland | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Control of Dangerous Substances in Aquaculture) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 466 of 2008).

Legislation | Ireland | 2008

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Authorization/permit, EIA, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Marine pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Contaminated Land (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 283 (W.47) of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Soil rehabilitation, Data collection/reporting, Court/tribunal, Pollution control, Water conservation zone, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on environmental approval for livestock (No. 1572 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2006

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Pollution control, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Basic legislation, Animal health, Animal production, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities Environmental Objectives (Freshwater Pearl Mussel) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 296 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland

Keyword: Aquaculture, Molluscs, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Protection of species, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Inland waters, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring, Basin/catchment/watershed, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Décret relatif à la politique intégrée de l'eau (1).

Legislation | Belgium | 2003 (2013)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Hazardous substances, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance, Basin/catchment/watershed, Integrated management, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on environmental permits of livestock (No. 1486 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 (2015)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Monitoring, Authorization/permit, Environmental standards, Emissions, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Animal production, Poultry, Swine, Ranching/captive breeding, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Slaughtering, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 46 of 2006 to amend the Decree containing measures regarding quality objectives and measurements for surface waters and the Decree on hygiene and security of swimming facilities.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2006

Keyword: Aquaculture, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Orden ARM/1195/2011 - Modifica la Orden ARM/2656/2008, Instrucción de planificación hidrológica.

Legislation | Spain | 2011

Keyword: Basin/catchment/watershed, Policy/planning, Water conservation zone, Research, Water supply, Water rights, Irrigation, Standards, Hydropower generation, Water shortage/drought, Industrial water use, Saltwater intrusion/siltation, Water quality standards, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EU) No. 1306/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No. 352/78, (EC) No. 165/94, (EC) No. 2799/98, (EC) No. 814/2000, (EC) No. 1290/2005 and (EC) No. 485/2008.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Special fund, Subsidy/incentive, Agricultural development, Sustainable use, Biodiversity, Climate change, Plant protection, Pesticides, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Sweden | 2004 (2018)

Keyword: Water quality standards, Policy/planning, International agreement-implementation, Groundwater, Surface water, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, River basin institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 92 of 2004 on Requirements for the Monitoring of Surface Water, Groundwater and Protected Areas and the Development of Monitoring Programmes

Legislation | Latvia | 2004 (2012)

Keyword: Water quality standards, Monitoring, Surface water, Groundwater, Protected area, Policy/planning, Environmental standards, Procedural matters, Water conservation zone, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 605 of 2017).

Legislation | Ireland | 2017

Keyword: Farming, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Monitoring, Access-to-information, Soil pollution/quality, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Effluent waste water/discharge, Water conservation zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Water Policy) (Abstractions Registration) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 261 of 2018).

Legislation | Ireland | 2018

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Water abstraction, Water rights, Registration, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Contaminated Soil (No. 895 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 (2015)

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste prevention, Policy/planning, Environmental security, Emissions, Environmental standards, Soil rehabilitation, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Services Act 2014 (No. 44 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: Water supply, Institution, Water charges, Dispute settlement

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice For Protection of Waters) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 101 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Monitoring, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 610 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Monitoring, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Protection Act (No. 1757 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2001 (2006)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Noise pollution, Basic legislation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Cleaning agents/detergents, Effluent waste water/discharge, Emissions, Environmental standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Protection of habitats, Soil pollution/quality, Solid waste, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Radiation, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree laying down details on the definition of the river basin district, environmental objectives, economic analysis and water planning.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2016

Keyword: Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on agricultural use of fertilizers and plant cover (No. 388 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 (2016)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Agricultural land, Protection of environment, Farming, Hazardous substances, Agricultural commodities, Fertilizers/nutrients, Plant protection, Toxicity/poisoning, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Act.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1999 (2013)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Waterworks, Water supply, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water rights, Servitude, Water users' associations, River basin institution, Sewerage, Surface water, Groundwater, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Décret relatif à la politique intégrée de l'eau (1).

Legislation | Belgium | 2003

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Maritime zone, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Hazardous substances, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification, Enforcement/compliance, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Policy Framework Regulations, 2015 (L.N. 345 of 2015).

Legislation | Malta | 2015

Keyword: Marine pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Framework law, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Potable water, Water abstraction, Monitoring, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Good Agricultural Practice for Protection of Waters) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 31 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Monitoring, Access-to-information, Soil pollution/quality, Ecological production/organic production, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Surface water, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on indicators and values of acceptable pollution of surface waters and waste waters, on permits to discharge waste waters into surface water and sewerage, and on sensitive areas.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2015

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on water-courses (No. 1208 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009 (2013)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Surface water, Drainage/land reclamation, Inland waters, Water abstraction, Enforcement/compliance, Monitoring, Waterworks, Effluent waste water/discharge, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply (Water Quality) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. No. 246 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Water supply, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Inspection, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (S.R. No. 81 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: Marine pollution, EIA, Crustaceans, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Inland waters, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Classification/declassification, Standards, Monitoring, Environmental planning, Water abstraction, Water conservation zone, Water quality standards, Groundwater, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 439 on environmental objectives for rivers, lakes, groundwater, transit and coastal waters.

Legislation | Denmark | 2016

Keyword: Water quality standards, Standards, Groundwater, Surface water, Classification/declassification, Pollution control, Policy/planning, Basin/catchment/watershed, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 342 on Denmark-Germany cooperation for the protection of waterbodies.

Legislation | Denmark | 2016

Keyword: Pollution control, Environmental planning, Groundwater, Surface water, International relations/cooperation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities Environmental Objectives (Groundwater) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 9 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Groundwater, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Monitoring, Water abstraction, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.I. No. 254 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Data collection/reporting, Effluent waste water/discharge, Institution, Authorization/permit, Hazardous substances, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Valuation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2004 (2007)

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring, Classification/declassification, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Groundwater (England and Wales) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 2902 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Data collection/reporting, Effluent waste water/discharge, Institution, Authorization/permit, Hazardous substances, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the state of groundwater.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2009

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 39 on the preparation of economic analysis for water plannings.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Water abstraction, Transport/storage, Inspection, Policy/planning, Groundwater, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply Act (No. 1026 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 (2008)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Water supply, Water abstraction, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Water Management Plan Ordinance 2009.

Legislation | Austria | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Policy/planning, Freshwater resources management, Monitoring, EIA, Environmental planning, Climate change

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand relatif aux obligations particulières pour les districts de zones hydrographiques en exécution du titre Ier du décret du 18 juillet 2003 relative à la politique intégrée de l'eau.

Legislation | Belgium | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bavarian Water Inventory and Classification Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Classification/declassification, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Act No. 58/2005.

Legislation | Portugal | 2005

Keyword: Marine pollution, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, Polluter pays principle, Precautionary principle, Basin/catchment/watershed, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Wetlands, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law 3199/03 on water protection and management – Conformation with EU Directive No. 2000/60/EC.

Legislation | Greece | 2003

Keyword: Access-to-information, Basic legislation, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous waste, Inland waters, Surface water, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Brandenburg Water Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2004 (2014)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management, Groundwater, Surface water, Waterworks, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring, Institution, Registration, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. 272 “On water”.

Legislation | Moldova, Republic of | 2011 (2014)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Surface water, Groundwater, Water abstraction, Water supply, Water rights, Water shortage/drought, Effluent waste water/discharge, Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 858 of 2004 on Characterisation of the Types, Classification, Quality Criteria of Surface Water Bodies and the Procedures for Determination of Anthropogenic Loads

Legislation | Latvia | 2004 (2009)

Keyword: Surface water, Classification/declassification, Water quality standards, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Protection of environment, Environmental standards, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply Act (No. 71 of 2007).

Legislation | Denmark | 1999 (2007)

Keyword: Groundwater, Surface water, Potable water, Well sinking/boreholes, Authorization/permit, Expropriation, Irrigation, Policy/planning, Data collection/reporting, Water desalination, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Decision No. 2455/2001/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the list of priority substances in the field of water policy and amending Directive 2000/60/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Surface water, Groundwater, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the geological storage of carbon dioxide.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Continental shelf, Exploration, Authorization/permit, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2000/60/EC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy, as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Marine pollution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Potable water, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater

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 | European Union | 2008

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2013/39/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2000/60/EC and 2008/105/EC as regards priority substances in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Directive 2014/101/EU amending 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 | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Monitoring, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Nomarchiaki Aftodioikisi Aitoloakarnanias and Others v Ypourgos Perivallontos, Chorotaxias kai Dimosion ergon and Others.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Greece |

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Freshwater resources management, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Commission Européenne V République hellénique

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Greece |

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

European Commission v. Republic of Malta.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Malta |

Keyword: Surface water, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Environmental audit

Source: UNEP, InforMEA