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Water Supply Act (No. 1026 of 2008).

Type of law
Date of original text

This Act ensures that use and protection of water bodies are subject to a planning following a comprehensive assessment of the grounds. Included in these requirements is the coordination of the existing water supply, a planned expansion and operation of an adequate and satisfactory quality water supply and quality of drinking water.
It consists of 14 Chapters: Purpose and goals (1); General provisions (2); Planning (3); Water collection and water reclamation plant (4); Other extraction and drainage of water (5); Change and losing the right to water extraction (6); Expropriation and building contracts (7); Services (8); Relationship between public water and consumers (9); Supervision (10); Supervision (11); Environmental damage (11A); Notice of drilling location (11B); Decisions on water supply matters (12); Appeals (13); Penalties and entry into force (14).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 July 2008.
This Act does not apply to Greenland nor the Faroe Islands.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtgørelse af lov om vandforsyning.