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Regulation on the criteria and method for assessing the state of groundwater.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2019
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Groundwater Water quality standards Classification/declassification Pollution control
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Regulation entered into force on 8 November 2019.
Abstract

This Regulation of the Minister of Marine Economy and Inland Navigation, which is composed of 15 articles and one Annex, lays down the criteria and method for assessing the status of groundwater, including: (1) classification of physico-chemical elements; (2) classification of quantitative and chemical state; (3) method of interpreting results of tests of physico-chemical and quantitative elements; (4) method of presentation of the state; (5) frequency of the assessment of the state; (6) threshold values of environmental quality standards expressed as the concentration of a given pollutant or group of these substances expressed as an indicator which should not be exceeded for reasons of the environmental protection and human health. Art. 2 defines five quality classes of physico-chemical state of groundwater.

Full text
Polish
Website
isip.sejm.gov.pl

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | 2000

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Right to water, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Pesticides, Human rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration.

Legislation | 2006

Keyword: Groundwater, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Law.

Legislation | Poland | 2017

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Framework law, Water rights, Flood, Water shortage/drought, Liability/compensation, Offences/penalties, Water supply, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Regulation on the criteria and method for assessing the state of bodies of groundwater.

Legislation | Poland | 2015

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Classification/declassification, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX