Vietnam: Surface water quality management plan includes 07 main contents

On November 17, 2019, the National Assembly of Vietnam approved the Law on Environmental Protection 2020, replacing the Law on Environmental Protection 2014.

Kế hoạch quản lý chất lượng môi trường nước mặt, Luật Bảo vệ môi trường 2020

According to Article 9 of the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 of Vietnam, the surface water quality management plan for inter-provincial rivers and lakes must be conformable with the national environmental protection planning. The surface water quality management plan for provincial rivers and lakes and other surface water sources in areas that play an important role in socio-economic development and environmental protection must be conformable with the national environmental protection planning and environmental protection contents specified in the regional and provincial planning. Contents of the surface water quality management plan include:

- Assessing and predicting trends in changes in surface water quality; objectives and targets of the plan; determining domestic water safeguard zones and water source protection corridors; determining aquatic areas;

- Current distribution of point source pollution, and non-point source pollution with pollutants released into the water in the affected area; risk of transboundary surface water pollution;

- Types and total amount of pollutants discharged into the surface water;

- Assessing carrying capacity, zoning and quotas for wastewater discharge; determining objectives and roadmap for reducing wastewater discharge into the surface water that has reached its carrying capacity;

- Measures to prevent and reduce surface water pollution; solutions for cooperation in, sharing of information and management of transboundary surface water pollution;

- Solutions for protecting and improving surface water quality;

- Organizing implementation.

Note: The surface water quality management plan is formulated for 5-year periods. The Government shall elaborate contents of, sequence and procedures for promulgating a surface water quality management plan.

View more details at the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 of Vietnam, effective from January 01, 2022.

Ty Na

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