Factsheet: Regulation on sewage sludge

Regulation on sewage sludge

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Regulation on sewage sludge
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Règlement grand-ducal du 14 avril 1990 relatif aux boues d'épuration.
Description: 
The purpose of this regulation is to regulate the treatment and disposal of sewage and sludge in agriculture to prevent harmful effects on soil, vegetation, animals and man while encouraging their proper use. The regulation is subject to the Minister of Planning and the Environment. The text contains 20 articles divided into five chapters of which the most important is chapter II duties of holders.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate the treatment and disposal of sewage and sludge in agriculture to prevent harmful effects on soil, vegetation, animals and man.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministère de l'Environnement (mev) - Ministry of the Environment; La Division des Déchets de l'Administration de l'Environnement - Environmental Administration - Division Waste

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1990