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European Communities (Technical Specifications for the Chemical Analysis and Monitoring of Water Status) Regulations, 2011 (S.I. No. 489 of 2011).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Pollution control Freshwater pollution Monitoring Water quality standards
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations transpose European Commission Directive 2009/90/EC, on quality control and quality assurance of water sampling and analysis, into Irish law. They lay down rules and procedures for laboratories testing water samples for water quality in pursuance of requirements under the Water Framework Directive. Specifically, the regulations require authorities charged with testing/ analysis of water samples to conform with standards of the International Standards Organisation, or equivalent. They also lay down minimum performance criteria for methods of analysis.

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

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, Food quality control/food safety, Pollution control, Monitoring, Water quality standards, Freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX