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Environment Protection (Water Quality) Policy 2003.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
South Australia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2003 (2003)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Water quality standards Pollution control Effluent waste water/discharge Monitoring Data collection/reporting Environmental planning Freshwater pollution Policy/planning
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

This Policy implements the Environment Protection Act 1993 by providing guidelines and directions on water quality. The Policy sets water quality objectives and criteria (Part 3 and Schedule 2), provides for management and control of point source pollutions (Part 4) and of diffuse sources of pollution (Part 5) and it defines exemption conditions requiring monitoring and reporting (Part 6). The Policy is completed by the following schedules: Protected environmental values; Water quality criteria; Discharge limits and Listed pollutants.

Full text
English
Website
www.austlii.edu.au

References - Legislation

Implements

Environment Protection Act 1993.

Legislation | Australia | 1993 (2017)

Keyword: Framework law, Institution, Special fund, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, Dispute settlement, Court/tribunal, Registration, Enforcement/compliance, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Air quality/air pollution, EIA, Pollution control, Policy/planning, Freshwater resources management, Freshwater pollution, Sustainable development, Water conservation zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX