Minister of Environment Regulation No. 58 establishing Maximum limits of hazardous substances in soil and ground water. | Land Portal

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This Regulation establishes that maximum limits of hazardous substances serve as the basis for assessing the condition of soil and ground water and, if necessary, for planning the measures to be employed in order to improve their condition. The maximum limits of hazardous substances are reference value and target value. In case of soil, reference values are given for dry soil. Reference value is the concentration of hazardous substance in soil or ground water which, when exceeded, indicates that the soil or ground water is polluted and hazardous to human health and the environment. Target value is the concentration of hazardous substance in soil or ground water; the value that equals or remains below this indicates that the condition of soil or ground water is satisfactory or safe to human health and the environment. The condition of soil or ground water is satisfactory when the concentration of hazardous substances remains between the check and target value of soil and ground water. This Regulation shall not be applicable to the assessment of groundwater for potability.

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