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Water Supply Act (No. 635 of 2010).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009 (2010)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Policy/planning Potable water Public water Water quality standards Water supply
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Act aims to ensure the utilization and protection of water by implementing a comprehensive planning and following a comprehensive assessment of the grounds; to coordinate the existing water supply for a prudent use of water deposits; a planned expansion and operation of an adequate and satisfactory quality of water supply; and to ensure quality of drinking water to protect human health.

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 | European Union | 1991

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

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. 132 on quality assurance of public water supply facilities.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Water supply, Pollution control, Potable water, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1024 on water quality and supervision of water supply systems.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1411 on Danish Nature Agency delegation of tasks and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution, Environmental audit, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending the Nature Protection Act, Planning Act, Act on watercourses and various other laws (No. 553 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Protection Act, the Planning Act and various other Acts (No. 1273 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-information, Access-to-justice

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Nature and Environmental Act and others.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Law on Natural and Environmental Appeal Board and various other Acts (No. 580 of 2012).

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Registration, Access-to-justice, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Heat Supply Act, Water Supply Act, Environmental Protection Act and the Contaminated Soil Act (No. 1555 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Registration, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX