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Control measures for the leakage of water-hazardous substances

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If water-hazardous substances enter a body of water, this must be prevented immediately and notified to the competent water authority.

Where water-hazardous substances are discharged from installations for the storage of water-hazardous substances ("VAwS installations") or from ships into a body of water, into a waste water treatment plant or underground, those who operate, maintain, monitor or guide the vessel shall immediately take appropriate measures to prevent further leakage of the substances hazardous to water. Leaked water-hazardous substances must be disposed of in such a way that there is no longer any risk of harmful contamination of the water.

The leakage of a not only insignificant quantity of water-hazardous substances must be immediately reported to the competent water authority, the public authority. or the nearest police department.


Who should I contact?
  • To the counties or county-free cities (lower water authorities) or
  • to the municipal, municipal or municipal administration (public order office) or
  • to the nearest police station (emergency number 110).
Legal basis

Section 5 (2), 3 Water Act of the Land of Schleswig-Holstein (Landeswassergesetz)

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Teaser

If water-hazardous substances enter a body of water, this must be prevented immediately and notified to the competent water authority.

Who should I contact?

  • To the counties or county-free cities (lower water authorities) or
  • to the municipal, municipal or municipal administration (public order office) or
  • to the nearest police station (emergency number 110).

Legal basis

Section 5 (2), 3 Water Act of the Land of Schleswig-Holstein (Landeswassergesetz)

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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