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Order No. 1310 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 for human consumption, and applies to studies, control and monitoring of water supply systems. The municipal council shall ensure that information on the following decisions notified digitally to Denmark and Greenland Geological Survey via public database of geology, groundwater and drinking water (Jupiter) in order that such information is disclosed and published in the Danish Natural Environment Portal.
It consists of 11 Chapters and 11 Appendices: Scope and purpose (1); Criteria for quality of water from water supply systems (2); Inspection of water quality (3); Inspection of water usage (4); Supervision of technical plant (5); Other reporting requirements (6); Municipal council s notification on decisions related to property with the goal of publication and disclosure of such information (7); Information to consumers on water supply and quality (8); Appeals (9); Penalties (10); Entry into force and transitional provisions (11).
Appendix 1a - Quality of drinking water's main constituent.
Appendix 1b - Quality of non-organic trace elements.
Appendix 1c - Quality of organic micro pollutants.
Appendix 1d - Quality requirements for micro biological parameters.
Appendix 2 - Simplified inspection (not public water supply systems).
Appendix 3 - Limited inspection (in water supply construction wiring).
Appendix 4 - Normal inspection (at waterworks).
Appendix 5 - Extended inspection (at waterworks).
Appendix 6 - Inspection of non-organic trace elements.
Appendix 7 - Inspection of organic micro pollutants (at waterworks).
Appendix 8 - Drilling inspections (in individual wells).
Appendix 9 - Test interval of limited inspection (in water supply pipelines).
Appendix 10 - Inspection frequency of water supply systems and associated extraction wells.
Appendix 11 - Inspection frequency for additional control of surface water for the abstraction of drinking water.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
28 November 2015.
Source language


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