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Regulation No. 10 establishing the procedure for issuing permits for waste water discharges into water bodies and setting out emission limits for point sources of pollution.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Regulation
Date
2001
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
State Gazette No. 66, 27 July 2001.
Subject
Environment gen., Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Freshwater pollution Surface water Effluent waste water/discharge Environmental standards Pollution control Hazardous substances Authorization/permit Standards Protection of environment Waste domestic sources Waste management Waste non-domestic sources
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Abstract

The Regulation sets out emission standards for admissible content of hazardous and dangerous substances in waste water discharged in water bodies in order to prevent, eliminate or reduce water pollution. The text of the Regulation is divided into four Chapters, Additional, Transitional and Final Provisions and one Annex. The Chapters deal with the following: general requirements (10); issuance of permits and documentation needed for the application (2); establishment of emission limits for discharges of waste waters into surface water bodies (3); administrative and penal liability (4). All definitions are given in the additional provisions. Schedule I of the Annex contains a sample application form for permits for existing sites and Schedule II contains a sample application form for permits for sites in construction or yet to be designed.

Full text
Bulgarian

References - Legislation

Implements

Water Act.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1999 (2023)

Keyword: Framework law, Freshwater resources management, Waterworks, Water supply, Water quality standards, Freshwater pollution, Water rights, Servitude, Water users' associations, River basin institution, Sewerage, Surface water, Groundwater, Basin/catchment/watershed, Pollution control, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX