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The ins and outs of water resource management

Regulations around the safe and sustainable use of water resources aim to protect users’ rights and preserve our well-being. Yet as restrictions in this multi-level regulatory landscape continue to rise, many companies find themselves in over their heads.

What is water management law – More than levels and limits

Water management law covers a wide range of restrictions, requirements and reporting obligations to control how companies interact with water resources. Compliance in this area requires perfect alignment with regulations from obtaining permits to how operations intake, use, and discharge water.

Overcome information overflow with water management made easier

Stay on top of restrictions and on time with reporting, seeing compliance issues through a centralized view. Our expert guidance keeps you up to date on key regulations – from well-known legislation, like the Clean Water Act, to what’s coming down the pipeline, such as water-efficient plumbing obligations.

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Water abstraction and use

Be clear on water resources policies, restrictions in drinking water protection zones as well as water use permits and license requirements, measurement criteria and reporting obligations.


Wastewater discharge

Stay compliant with wastewater policies, discharge requirements, measurement and reporting criteria, storm water rainwater obligations as well as spill prevention control and counter measures.


Marine environment

Understand obligations designed to protect the Marine Environment from certain operations, such as shipping, windmill and exploration.

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Meeting water management laws: achieve full compliance intake to output

Recommended requirements

for water coming in

Expert legal insights

For water going out

Clear explanations

on details and deadlines

Future forecasts

of up and coming issues
Achieve compliance with actionable advice

Take action for compliant water intake and use, leveraging explanations from our in-house legal experts on water resource policies, permit/license requirements, and restrictions in drinking water protection zones.

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Detailed guidance on proper discharge

Strengthen compliance efforts as discharge regulations become stricter with legal analysis on increasing permit/license conditions, fees and taxes, storm- and rainwater obligations, and spill prevention control.

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Ensure that reports are on-target and on-time

Streamline your stream of communication and keep record-keeping compliant through easy-to-understand explanations of applicable monitoring and reporting requirements – in a standardized, centralized global view.

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Anticipate issues and mitigate impact

Stay up to date on water management laws – and stay compliant on the long-term – with an inclusive index of evolving compliance issues, including changing contaminant levels and limits for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

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What is EHS?

10 April 2018
On the face of it EHS (or HSE, or however this domain is abbreviated by your company) is a straightforward acronym of the words ‘Environment’, ‘Health’ and ‘Safety’.