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Drinking Water Quality


Citation

Bär, Stefani 1997: Drinking Water Quality. Enforcement Procedures in Germany. Contribution to the IEEP Study for the WRC. Berlin.

Language
English
Author(s)
Stefani Bär
Funding
Year
1997
Dimension
11 pp.
Project ID
226-09
Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 Organisation of the Drinking Water Supply
1.2 The Implementation of the Drinking Water Directive in Germany
1.3 Applicable Laws Concerning Drinking Water
1.4 The control over Standards of Drinking Water
2 Individual Consumers Right to Information (Question 1)
2.1 Health Agencies
2.2 Water Suppliers
2.3 Stiftung Warentest
2.4 Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environment Agency)
2.5 Verbraucherzentralen (Consumer Centres)
3 Rights to go to Court and Rights to Compensation (Question 1 and 2)
3.1 Criminal Proceedings
3.1.1 The Right to Demand a Prosecution Against the Supplier
3.1.2 The Right to Compensation
3.2 Civil Proceedings
3.2.1 Tenant versus Landlord
3.2.2 Consumer Versus Health Agency (Question 4)
3.2.3 Private Consumer Against Water Works
4 Direct Enforcement of Community Rights (Question 3)
5 Individual Against the Enforcement Authority (Question 4)
6 Relevant National Court Rulings (Question 5)