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Regulation No. 12 on the quality of surface water intended for drinking and household purposes.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Regulation
Date
2000
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
State Gazette No. 63, 28 June 2002.
Subject
Water
Keyword
Freshwater pollution Potable water Pollution control Water quality standards Data collection/reporting Surface water
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Abstract

The Regulation sets out quality requirements for surface waters used for household and drinking purposes. The text of the Regulation is divided into four Chapters, Additional, Transitional and Final Provisions and five Annexes. The Chapters deal with the following: general requirements (1); classification of water and establishment of standards for surface water used for household and drinking purposes (2); definition pfmonitoring and control requirements (3); information and reporting (4). All definitions are given in the additional provisions. Schedule I contains the requirements for surface water used for abstraction of drinking water. Schedule II specifies standard methods for the treatment of surface waters under categories A1, A2 and A3. Schedule III prescribes the minimal annual frequency of sampling and testing according to the requirements set out in Schedule I. Schedule IV gives the comparative methods for measuring compulsory and recommended standards and Schedule V defines the groups of control standards.

Full text
Bulgarian

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 75/440/EEC concerning the quality required of surface water intended for the abstraction of drinking water in the Member States.

Legislation | European Union | 1975

Keyword: Surface water, Water quality standards, Water supply, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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