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

Type of law

The Order establishes quality requirements for drinking water, including water used for medicine, and applies to studies, control and monitoring of water supply systems.
It consists of 10 Chapters and 11 Annexes: Scope and purpose (1); Quality of water from water supply systems (2); Control of water quality (3); Control of water (4); Supervision of the technical plant (5); Other reporting requirements (6); Information to consumers on water quality (7); Appeals (8); Penalty (9); Entry into force and transitional provisions (10).
Annex 1a - Quality of drinking water's main constituent.
Annex 1b - Quality of non-organic trace elements.
Annex 1c - Quality of organic micropollutants.
Annex 1d - Quality requirements for microbiological parameters.
Annex 2 - Simplified control (not public water supply systems).
Annex 3 - Limited control (in water supply construction wiring).
Annex 4 - Normal control (at waterworks).
Annex 5 - Extended control (at waterworks).
Annex 6 - Monitoring of non-organic trace elements.
Annex 7 - Monitoring of organic micropollutants (at waterworks).
Annex 8 - Drilling checks (in individual wells).
Annex 9 - Test interval by limited control (in water supply pipelines).
Annex 10 - Control frequency of water supply systems and associated extraction wells.
Annex 11 - Monitoring frequency for additional control of surface water for abstraction of drinking water.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Order enters into force on 14 November 2011.
Repealing Order No. 162 of 29 April 1980.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om vandkvalitet og tilsyn med vandforsyningsanl g.