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Water Law.

Country/Territory
Germany
Territorial subdivision
Baden-Württemberg
Document type
Legislation
Date
2005
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Water Law for Baden-Württemberg.
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Surface water Groundwater Effluent waste water/discharge Bed Liability/compensation Water supply Offences/penalties Waterworks Basin/catchment/watershed Pollution control Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Western Europe
Entry into force notes
The present Law enters into force on 1 March 2005.
Abstract

The present Law lays down provisions relating to water supply in the Land of Baden-Württemberg. The text consists of 132 articles divided into 12 Parts as follows: Introductory provisions; classification of waters, principles, management, rivers (I); Ownership of waters (II); Exploitation of waters, implementation of EU legislation, protection of mineral springs, water supply, basins, dams and disposal of waste water (III); Maintenance, extension and sustainable development of surface waters, marginal waters, dams (IV); Safety of water discharges (V); Surveillance of waters, constructions, dangerous waters (VI); Compulsory duties (VII); Compensation (VIII); Competence and proceedings (IX), Water charges (X); Penalties and final provisions (XI); Transitional and final provisions (XII).

Full text
German
Website
www.baden-wuerttemberg.de

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Pollution Prevention Ordinance – Municipal Waste Water.

Legislation | Germany | 1993

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Measurement Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 1987

Keyword: Water supply, Surface water, Groundwater, Institution, Registration, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance by the Ministry for the Environment on decentralized disposal of rain water.

Legislation | Germany | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Rainwater, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bathing Water Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Monitoring, Recreational water use, Freshwater resources management, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protected Areas Compensation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Monitoring, Protected area, Liability/compensation, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Water Ordinance – Waste Incineration.

Legislation | Germany | 2003

Keyword: Pollution control, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Environmental standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hazardous Substances Plants Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Surface Water Quality Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 1997

Keyword: Surface water, Water abstraction, Potable water, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Indirect Discharge Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Authorization/permit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Quality Target Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Introduction Lake Constance Navigation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2001

Keyword: Inland waters, Navigation, Transport/storage, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

IPPC Ordinance – Water.

Legislation | Germany | 2002

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance by the Ministry of the Environment on competent bodies in water management.

Legislation | Germany | 2001

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Authorization/permit, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Harbour Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 1983

Keyword: Inland waters, Navigation, Equipment, Access-to-information, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance by the Ministry of the Environment on the establishment of a Flood Warning Service.

Legislation | Germany | 1972

Keyword: Inland waters, Institution, Flood, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Rhein Adjacent Water Navigation Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2002

Keyword: Inland waters, Navigation, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the State Office “Lake Constance” on protection of water abstractions of the special purpose association “Lake Constance Water Supply Association”.

Legislation | Germany | 1987

Keyword: Surface water, Potable water, Basin/catchment/watershed, Water users' associations, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the State Office Lake Constance on the establishment of a closed area in the water supply system of the Special Purpose Association “Lake Constance Water Supply Association” for the Lake Constance.

Legislation | Germany | 2011

Keyword: Surface water, Potable water, Basin/catchment/watershed, Water users' associations

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Baden-Württemberg Water Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2013

Keyword: Basic legislation, Surface water, Groundwater, Effluent waste water/discharge, Liability/compensation, Water supply, Offences/penalties, Waterworks, Basin/catchment/watershed, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX