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Marine and Freshwater Quality Regulations (Chapter 2401-11).

Country/Territory
Palau
Document type
Regulation
Date
1996 (2011)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Water
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Classification/declassification Effluent waste water/discharge Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Water quality standards
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

Regulations promulgated by the Republic of Palau Environmental Quality Board (“the Board”). The purpose of these Regulations is to protect the quality of freshwater (surface and groundwater) and marine water resources of the Republic of Palau and, in this context, identify the uses for the various waters of Palau to be maintained and protected, and prescribe water quality standards for those waters (reg. 2). Regulation sets out the policy of Palau in respect of protection of water quality. Regul

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Amended by

Amendment to the Republic of Palau Marine and Freshwater Quality Regulations (Chapter 2401-11): Water Use Classification.

Legislation | Palau | 1998

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Classification/declassification, Wetlands

Source: FAO, FAOLEX