Water Rights Act 1959

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This law delineates between public and private water sources, establishes a legal basis for the use of water, and contains multiple provisions relating to the sustainable management and protection of waters from pollution.

Applicable countryAustria
Water quality standards
Pollutant disposal in water sources
Effluent wastewater disposal
Original publication16 Oct 1959
Entered into force16 Oct 1959
Latest update16 Oct 1959
Available languages
German Wasserrechtsgesetz 1959.