812348 Water legislation
- Semester hours
- Lecturer (assistant)
- Hödl, Edith
- Offered in
- Wintersemester 2019/20
- Languages of instruction
Legal basics and principles of European environmental law; basic knowledge of European water legislation, esp. Water Framework Directive, Flood Risk Management Directive and “Renewable Energies Directive”;
Key elements of Austrian environmental law (based on administrative public law); Austrian Water Legislation with a special focus on water management planning targets and its enforcement; remediation and precautionary instruments;
permitting regime under the Water Act (plant law);
Basics of Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment with regard to water- legislative issues.
- Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)
After successful completion of this module, participants are able to:
-Explain principles of European environmental and water law;
-Know the most important water legislation documents for Europe;
-Understand and interpret the system of Austrian water legislation;
-Analyse water management planning targets and instruments;
-Know remediation and precautionary instruments;
-Discuss the permitting regime and its conflicts by means of practical examples;
-Describe and discuss the integrative approach of Environmental Impact Assessment.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.