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Groundwater (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.I. No. 208 of 2014).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Hazardous substances Standards Monitoring Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Groundwater Water quality standards
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend of the Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 in regulations concerning: key definitions contained in Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration; cooperation by the Department with the relevant Government Department in Ireland in establishing threshold values for groundwater; levels at which threshold values may be established and the criteria for classifying a groundwater body; assessment groundwater chemical status; and measures to prevent and limit the input of hazardous substances and non-hazardous pollutants into groundwater within the programme of measures included in the River Basin Management Plans established under the Directive.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration.

Legislation | 2006

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

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