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Water Supply Act (No. 125 of 2017).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Protection of habitats Environmental planning Inland waters Polluter pays principle Pollution control Basic legislation Potable water Public water Water quality standards Water supply Water abstraction Expropriation Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1 February 2017.
Abstract

The Act aims to ensure the use and protection of water bodies by implementing a comprehensive planning and following assessment of water supply (quality water supply, environmental protection and nature conservation, use of mineral resources); to coordinating existing water supply for prudent use of water deposits; implementing a planned expansion and operation of adequate and satisfactory quality of water supply; to ensuring quality of drinking water for the protection of human health. Furtherm

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | European Union | 1991

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Basic legislation, Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Sustainable use, Ecosystem preservation

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 | European Union | 2000

Keyword: 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, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | European Union | 1998

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 1311 on quality requirements for environmental measurements.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Air quality/air pollution, Biological agents, Environmental standards, Certification, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Monitoring, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1460 on statement regarding environmental damage.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Environmental audit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1260 on construction and abandonment of boreholes and wells in rural areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1697 on requirements for water supply planning.

Legislation | Denmark | 2016

Keyword: Groundwater, Policy/planning, Pollution control, Potable water, Water abstraction, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 292 on water quality and supervision of water supply systems.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Potable water, Public water, Monitoring, Inspection, Water quality standards, Surface water, Water supply, Research, Water abstraction

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 231 on quality requirements for environmental measurements.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Inspection, Air quality/air pollution, Biological agents, Groundwater, Hazardous substances, Inland waters, Monitoring, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Environmental standards, Certification, Surface water, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1310 on water quality and supervision of water supply systems.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Potable water, Public water, Monitoring, Inspection, Water quality standards, Surface water, Water supply, Research, Water abstraction

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 973 on delegation of tasks and responsibilities to Nature Agency.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1254 on delegation the Minister of Environment's powers in the Environmental Protection Act and other laws related to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental planning, Institution, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Proposition Document 2013/1 LSF 62 for amending Act on Nature and Environment Board of Appeals and other Acts.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Water Supply Act (No. 538 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Environmental planning, Inland waters, Potable water, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Act on Nature and Environment Board of Appeals and other Acts (No. 86 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX