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Förordning (2014:214) om dammsäkerhet (SFS 2014:214).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Waterworks Data collection/reporting Monitoring EIA Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Disasters
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree, made under section 19 of Chapter 26 of the Environmental Code, concerns risk assessment of dams, and in particular the keeping up-to-date of documentation on dam safety by the person responsible for the dam in question. The environmental risk assessment shall describe 1. how a dam failure is may occur, 2. which areas may be flooded in case of a dam accident, and 3. what can be possibly damaged in the areas that would be flooded in case of a dam failure. The risk assessment shall be

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.riksdagen.se

References - Legislation

Implements

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