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Surface Water Protection Ordinance.

Country/Territory
Germany
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Ordinance on the protection of surface waters.
Subject
Water
Keyword
Surface water Potable water Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Waterworks Freshwater resources management Classification/declassification Monitoring Inspection Sustainable development Sustainable use Enforcement/compliance Pollution control
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Western Europe
Abstract

The present Ordinance implements various EU-Directives. Article 1 establishes that the purpose of the Ordinance is to protect surface waters and to analyse their economic use. The text – consisting of 13 articles – deals, inter alia, with the following aspects: definition of terms, positions, boundaries and classification of surface water bodies, ecological condition and ecological potential, classification of the chemical state, surface water bodies used for production of potable water, standards for monitoring the quality components, monitoring of ecological conditions, ecological potential and chemical state, monitoring of substances of the observation list, economical analysis of water use. Sixteen Annexes are enclosed.

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References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2008/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental quality standards in the field of water policy, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directives 82/176/EEC, 83/513/EEC, 84/156/EEC, 84/491/EEC, 86/280/EEC and amending Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | 2008

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Pesticides

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Commission Directive 2014/101/EU amending 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 | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Monitoring, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Surface Waters Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2011

Keyword: Surface water, Potable water, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Waterworks, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX