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Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.Purpose

  3. Article 2.Definitions

  4. Article 3.Criteria for assessing groundwater chemical status

  5. Article 4.Procedure for assessing groundwater chemical status

  6. Article 5.Identification of significant and sustained upward trends and the definition of starting points for trend reversals

  7. Article 6.Measures to prevent or limit inputs of pollutants into groundwater

  8. Article 7.Transitional arrangements

  9. Article 8.Technical adaptations

  10. Article 9.Committee procedure

  11. Article 10.Review

  12. Article 11.Evaluation

  13. Article 12.Implementation

  14. Article 13.Entry into force

  15. Article 14.Addressees

    1. ANNEX I

      GROUNDWATER QUALITY STANDARDS

      1. 1. For the purposes of assessing groundwater chemical status in accordance...

      2. 2. The results of the application of the quality standards for...

      3. 3. Where, for a given body of groundwater, it is considered...

    2. ANNEX II

      THRESHOLD VALUES FOR GROUNDWATER POLLUTANTS AND INDICATORS OF POLLUTION

      1. Part A Guidelines for the establishment of threshold values by Member States in accordance with Article 3

      2. Part B Minimum list of pollutants and their indicators for which Member States have to consider establishing threshold values in accordance with Article 3

        1. 1. Substances or ions or indicators which may occur both naturally...

        2. 2. Man-made synthetic substances

        3. 3. Parameters indicative of saline or other intrusions

      3. Part C Information to be provided by Member States with regard to the pollutants and their indicators for which threshold values have been established

    3. ANNEX III

      ASSESSMENT OF GROUNDWATER CHEMICAL STATUS

      1. 1. The assessment procedure for determining the chemical status of a...

      2. 2. In undertaking any investigations referred to in Article 4(2)(c), Member States...

      3. 3. For the purposes of investigating whether the conditions for good...

      4. 4. For the purposes of investigating whether the conditions for good...

      5. 5. Member States will present the groundwater chemical status of a...

    4. ANNEX IV

      IDENTIFICATION AND REVERSAL OF SIGNIFICANT AND SUSTAINED UPWARD TRENDS

      1. Part A Identification of significant and sustained upward trends

      2. Part B Starting points for trend reversals

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