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Order No. 260 of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources validating the Regulation on performance of multifactor inspection of hydraulic structures and major equipment.

Country/Territory
Kazakhstan
Document type
Regulation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Waterworks Equipment Inspection Hazards Risk assessment/management
Geographical area
Aral Sea, Asia, Caspian Sea, Central Asia, CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), Europe and Central Asia, Landlocked Developing Nations, North Asia
Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force ten calendar days after the date of its first official publication.
Abstract

This Order establishes the procedure for the performance of multifactor inspection of hydraulic structures and major equipment of I, II, III and IV classes and equipment that pose a high risk in emergency situations that have been in operation for 5 years or more, regardless of their forms of ownership. The main tasks of multifactor inspection of hydraulic structures and major equipment shall be as follows: (a) assessment of the condition and safety of waterworks and major equipment, nodes and complexes, forecasting their changes in time; (b) identification of deviations from design solutions, damages, defects and changes in physical-mechanical properties of materials that may cause accidents of structures; (c) identification of dangerous changes in filtration, movement, displacement and settlement, stress levels in the system "structure - foundation"; (d) analysis and evaluation of adequacy of measures taken and/or being taken to prevent emergency situations; (e) development of a program to improve waterworks safety; (f) evaluation of adequacy of the established waterworks safety criteria and frequency of their measurements; and (g) evaluation of waterworks stability.

Full text
Russian
Website
adilet.zan.kz

References - Legislation

Implements

Water Code (No.481 of 2003).

Legislation | Kazakhstan | 2003 (2023)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Surface water, Groundwater, Policy/planning, Priorities, Freshwater resources management, Water charges, Sewerage, Industrial water use, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Transboundary effects, Waterworks, Water supply, Irrigation, Drainage/land reclamation, Water rights, Right to water, Offences/penalties, International relations/cooperation, Human rights, Climate change, Local government

Source: FAO, FAOLEX