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Quality Targets Ordinance.

Country/Territory
Germany
Territorial subdivision
Hessen
Document type
Regulation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Ordinance on quality targets for certain hazardous substances and on reduction of water pollution through programmes.
Subject
Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Hazardous substances Effluent waste water/discharge Authorization/permit Enforcement/compliance Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Surface water Water quality standards
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Western Europe
Entry into force notes
The present Ordinance enters into force on 1 January 2007
Abstract

The purpose of the present Ordinance is to enforce the Directive 2006/11/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community of 15 February 2006. Article 2 establishes that Annex 4 of the Ordinance implementing EC-Water Guidelines of 17 May 2005 lays down quality targets for surface waters. The text consists of 5 articles as follows: Purpose, sphere of application (1); Establishment of quality targets (2); Programmes to reduce pollution caused by certain substances (3); Issuing of permits for discharge of substances referred to in articles 2 (4); Entry into force, repeal (5).

Full text
German
Website
www.hessen.de

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2006/11/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the aquatic environment of the Community (Codified version).

Legislation | 2006

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Guidelines Implementation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2005

Keyword: Potable water, Surface water, Groundwater, Classification/declassification, Monitoring, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Standards, Enforcement/compliance, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hessen Water Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2010

Keyword: Basic legislation, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management, Groundwater, Surface water, Waterworks, Effluent waste water/discharge, Monitoring, Institution, Registration, Offences/penalties, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX