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Regulation No. 2 on the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Regulation
Date
2000
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
State Gazette No. 87, 24 October 2002.
Subject
Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Waste management Waste non-domestic sources Hazardous substances Freshwater pollution Pollution control Effluent waste water/discharge
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Abstract

The Regulation makes provision for the detection, limitation and prevention of water pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources. Moreover, it establishes measures for the restoration of water quality. The text of the Regulation is divided into five Chapters, Additional, Transitional and Final Provisions and one Annex. The Chapters deal with the following: general requirements (1); powers and duties of the competent authorities (2); identification of waters and water bodies already or potentially polluted by nitrates (3); pollution prevention (4); monitoring requirements (5). All definitions are given in the additional provisions. The Annex describes good agricultural practices.

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References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 80/68/EEC on the protection of groundwater against pollution caused by certain dangerous substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1979

Keyword: Pollution control, Groundwater, Freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Authorization/permit

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

Repealed by

Regulation No. 2 of 13.09.2007 on the protection of waters against pollution by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008 (2011)

Keyword: Pollution control, Groundwater, Surface water, Water conservation zone, Freshwater pollution, Fertilizers/nutrients

Source: FAO, FAOLEX