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Order No. 342 on Denmark-Germany cooperation for the protection of waterbodies.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Order on cooperation between Denmark and Germany for the protection of surface and ground water in the international river basin district.
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Pollution control Environmental planning Groundwater Surface water International relations/cooperation Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
20 April 2016.
Abstract

This Order sets out rules on the cooperation between Danish and German (Schleswig-Holstein) water planning authorities on the protection of surface and groundwater in the international river basin district. These are defined as river basins and include the cross-border catchment areas for the watercourses Vidå, Kruså, Meden Å and Jardelund Grøft as well as the coastal area south of Vidås estuary in the Wadden Sea. The aim of such cooperation between the two countries is to establish significant water management plans and policies for the protection from groundwater pollution and deterioration.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | 2000

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Right to water, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Pesticides, Human rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Act on Water Resources Planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Environmental planning, Groundwater, Surface water, Protected area, Ecosystem preservation, Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Water shortage/drought, Flood, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX