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Water Supply Act (No. 1026 of 2008).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007 (2008)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Water supply Water abstraction Water quality standards
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 July 2008.
Abstract

This Act ensures that use and protection of water bodies are subject to a planning following a comprehensive assessment of the grounds. Included in these requirements is the coordination of the existing water supply, a planned expansion and operation of an adequate and satisfactory quality water supply and quality of drinking water.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | 1991

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Organic waste, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption.

Legislation | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Standards, Water supply, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Pesticides

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Implemented by

Order No. 408 on the management of international environment protection areas and on the protection of certain species.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of habitats, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Mining, Urban land, Wetlands, Inland waters, Birds, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1450 on Water Supply Planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Water supply, Policy/planning, Institution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1451 on water abstraction and water supply.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Water abstraction, Groundwater, Enforcement/compliance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1000 on construction and abandonment of boreholes and wells in rural areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Well sinking/boreholes, Groundwater, Water abstraction, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX