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Water Pollution and Water Quality Law

William HowarthProfessor of Environmental Law, University of Kent, Canterbury and General Editor, Water Law, Donald McGillivrayLecturer, School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London

ISBN13: 9780721911021
ISBN: 0721911021
Published: December 2001
Publisher: Shaw & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £187.00

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Focusing on environmental protection, this book examines the key questions about the quality of water in rivers, bathing water and drinking water, among others. It also presents an overview on the legal ramifications of a particular water failing to meet a defined standard.;The book is a comprehensive study of the relevant national law and the international and European Community contexts in which this national law is placed. It provides an authoritative exposition and analysis of the law of the kind that is needed by an increasing body of legal, environmental and other practitioners who are involved in this area as part of their daily work.

Environmental Law
Water pollution and water quality - issues and themes
history and development
the civil law
European Community water law and policy
the European Community water directives the Environment Agency
economic regulation of water services
local authority responsibilities
the pollution of controlled waters
discharge consents
discharges of effluent to sewers
environmental quality legislation
preventive and restorative approaches
planning law and strategic water quality management
fisheries and nature conservation
monitoring and information
drinking water quality
international marine environment law
shipping discharges and sea dumpiong
radioactive contamination.