Compendium of Water Quality Regulatory Frameworks: Which Water for Which Use?

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This document provides an overview of laws and policies to regulate water quality. It shows a clear overview of:
(1) Scope of law and policy instruments;
(2) Management frameworks;
(3) Parameters, indicators and thresholds adopted for different uses;
(4) Implementation of water quality guidelines.

Page 24 gives an overview of guiding questions needed in each project working with water quality guidelines.

The examples are supported by case-studies. On page 22, a database of guidelines and laws implemented in different countries can be downloaded.