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Water Supply Act (No. 935 of 2009).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008 (2009)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Water supply Public water Water quality standards Policy/planning
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 October 2009.
Abstract

This Act ensures the utilization and the protection of water bodies preceded by a comprehensive planning and following a comprehensive assessment of the grounds. The Act includes guidelines on coordination of existing water supply for the (prudent) use of water deposits; on planned expansion and operation of adequate and satisfactory quality of water supply; and on the quality of drinking water for the protection of human health.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting gear/hunting methods, 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

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

Amended by

Act amending Nature Protection Act, the Environmental Protection Act and various other laws (No. 484 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Environmental standards, Environmental planning, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Hazardous substances, Water supply, Flood, Freshwater resources management, National parks, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Water Supply Act, Environmental Protection Act, Nature Protection Act and Act on Water Streams (No. 1519 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Protection of habitats, Water abstraction, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX