This Regulation contains maximum allowed amounts of specified polluting substances in waste water discharged in water bodies and into the soil. Section 1 species rates of discharge for towns and other settlements and objects the average amount of which is more than 2000 cubic metres a day. Section 2 contains requirements regarding pollution for towns and other settlements and objects which discharge water in a rate between 200 and 2000 cubic metres a day. Also standards are given for smaller units. Waste water may discharged into soil at a rate of 50 cubic metres a day after preliminary treatment and meeting the requirements" if no facilities for the recuperation of waste water are nearby present. Conditions for the discharge of waste water into the soil shall be established in a water permit. The highest level of groundwater shall be at least 1.2 metre below the depth of the waste water infiltration.
Implemented by: Regulation tightening the requirements for discharging of waste water into water bodies (No. 201 of 1995). (1995-04-25)
Implements: Water Act. (2004-04-14)
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