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Regulation No. 57 of 2011 of Minister of the Environment on the Requirements for laboratories testing the physico-chemical and chemical parameters of water, for the analyses performed as part of those tests and for quality assurance of laboratory operations, and the analysis reference methods

Country/Territory
Estonia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Water quality standards Research Procedural matters Data collection/reporting Environmental standards Certification Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Pollution control
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Regulation lays down requirements for laboratories testing the physicochemical and chemical parameters of water and for quality assurance of their operations; requirements for the quality of analyses performed as part of tests of the physico-chemical and chemical parameters of water; and analysis reference methods. Laboratories testing the physico-chemical and chemical parameters of water must meet the following requirements: (1) they must be accredited in accordance with the EVS EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard; (2) they must be accredited to use the appropriate methods of analysis (including laboratory, field and online methods); (3) they must have undergone the required interlaboratory comparative tests once a year.

Full text
English
Website
www.riigiteataja.ee

References - Legislation

Implements

Commission Directive 2009/90/EC laying down, pursuant to Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, technical specifications for chemical analysis and monitoring of water status.

Legislation | 2009

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Pollution control, Monitoring, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Freshwater resources management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Act.

Legislation | Estonia | 1994

Keyword: Framework law, Water rights, Waterworks, Water abstraction, Surface water, Groundwater, Effluent waste water/discharge, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Liability/compensation, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX