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The latest 2022 government regulations on wastewater monitoring

Posted on December 1, 2023

The automatic wastewater monitoring system is implemented in accordance with 2022 Environmental Protection Law the latest, Decree 08/2022/ND-CP. Recent changes are related to the entities, parameters, frequency, and deadlines for installing continuous automatic monitoring systems, which are integrated into environmental permits.

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Wastewater monitoring system at Amata Dong Nai

Wastewater monitoring regulations according to the latest Environmental Protection Law 2022

Environmental Protection Law No. 72/2020/QH14 dated November 17, 2020 of the National Assembly, effective from January 1, 2022, amended and supplemented by:

Inspection Law No. 11/2022/QH15 dated November 14, 2022 of the National Assembly, effective from July 1, 2023.

According to Article 111: Wastewater monitoring according to the latest Environmental Protection Law 2022 stipulates:

Subjects must monitor wastewater automatically and continuously

According to Article 111 of the latest Law on Environmental Protection 2022, objects of automatic and continuous wastewater monitoring include:

+ Concentrated production, business and service zones, industrial clusters discharging wastewater into the environment;

+ Investment projects and facilities that are at risk of causing environmental pollution with average or higher wastewater discharge into the environment;

+ Investment projects and facilities that are not at risk of causing environmental pollution with large amounts of wastewater discharged into the environment.

Subjects must periodically monitor wastewater

  • Concentrated production, business and service zones, industrial clusters discharging wastewater into the environment;
  • Investment projects and facilities with large amounts of wastewater discharged into the environment.

Regulations in Clause 1, Article 97 of Decree 08/2022/ND-CP: The wastewater discharge rate is calculated according to the total design capacity of all works and equipment discharging wastewater into the environment recorded in the document. environmental permits and are regulated as follows:

  • The average wastewater discharge rate of projects and establishments of the type of production, business, and services that are at risk of causing environmental pollution ranges from 200 m3/day (24 hours) to less than 500 m3/day (24 hours). hour); Large wastewater discharge volume of 500 m3/day (24 hours) or more;
  • The level of large wastewater discharge of projects and establishments not in the type of production, business or service that is at risk of causing environmental pollution ranges from 500 m3/day (24 hours) to less than 1,000 m3/day (24 hours). hour); Very large wastewater discharge rate of 1,000 m3/day and night or more.
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Automatic wastewater monitoring station Amata Dong Nai

Regulations on wastewater monitoring follow Latest Decree 08/2022/ND-CP

Decree No. 08/2022/ND-CP of the Government: Detailing a number of articles of the Law on Environmental Protection.

Symbol number 08/2022/NĐ-CP
Date issued 10-01-2022
Effective date 10-01-2022
Document type Decree
Agency issued Government
Signer Le Van Thanh
Abstract Detailed regulations on a number of articles of the Law on Environmental Protection
Attachments Decree 08/2022/ND-CP

Periodical monitor wastewater

The wastewater discharge rate is calculated according to the total design capacity of all works and equipment discharging wastewater into the environment recorded in the environmental permit.

  • Parameters and frequency follow GPMT. Monitoring parameters are based on standards, type of production, raw materials, production technology, and waste treatment technology.
  • Monitoring frequency: every 3 months (projects, facilities preparing environmental impact assessment reports) and every 6 months for the remaining cases.

Automatic and continuous wastewater monitoring

Deadline for completing the installation of an automatic, continuous wastewater monitoring system (with surveillance cameras and automatic sampling equipment) and connecting and transmitting data directly to specialized agencies on the environmental protection Provincial level no later than December 31, 2024 for projects, establishments, concentrated production, business, service areas, industrial clusters with the level of wastewater discharge into the environment specified in Column 4 of Appendix Appendix XXVIII issued together with this Decree.

From January 1, 2025, investment projects with the level of wastewater discharge into the environment specified in Column 4, Appendix XXVIII issued with this Decree must install an automatic wastewater monitoring system. prior to trial operation of the waste treatment facility.

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Wastewater treatment plant at Protrade Industrial Park Binh Duong

For projects and facilities discharging cooling water that use chlorine or disinfectant chemicals to kill microorganisms into the environment with a flow of 1,000 m3/day (24 hours) or more, the project or facility owner must install these Automatic, continuous monitoring parameters include: flow, temperature and chlorine for that cooling water source;

The owner of the project, facility, concentrated production, business, service area, or industrial cluster shall send a written notification according to the form issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to the agency that has issued the environmental permit; In case the environmental permit is issued by a central agency (except in cases of national defense and security secrets), it must also be sent to the provincial environmental protection agency to monitor and supervise the implementation process. presently.

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Therefore, the iMisff 3101 wastewater monitoring system ensures continuous measurement and analysis of parameters and components of wastewater after it has gone through the treatment or production process. Wastewater monitoring is an important step in environmental management and water resource protection, according to Circular 10/2021/TT-MONRE issued by the Vietnamese Government.

OTHER DOCUMENTS

Attachments Circular 10/2021-TT-MONRE regulates environmental monitoring techniques and management of environmental quality monitoring information and data
Circular 02/2022/TT-MONRE Latest environmental protection law 2022
Circular 17/2021-TT-MONRE regulations on monitoring the exploitation and use of water resources

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