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Sludge (Use in Agriculture) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 1263 of 1989).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
1989
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Environment gen., Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Farming Agricultural development Pollution control Data collection/reporting Soil pollution/quality Fertilizers/nutrients Plant production Waste disposal Organic waste Waste management Irrigation Freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations implement Council Directive No. 86/278/EEC on the protection of the environment, and in particular of the soil, when sewage sludge is used in agriculture. They, among other things- prohibit sludge from sewage plants from being used in agriculture unless specified requirements are fulfilled; specify precautions which must be taken after sludge from sewage plants or septic tanks is used on agricultural land; impose certain obligations on sludge producers and occupiers of agricultural land.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 86/278/EEC on the protection of the environment, and in particular of the soil, when sewage sludge is used in agriculture.

Legislation | European Union | 1986

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Sewerage, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Floods and Water (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 558 of 2019).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2019

Keyword: Flood, Water supply, Sustainable development, Freshwater pollution, Water rights, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX