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Wastewater

Discharged into waters or ground:

a) water used for living or economic purposes,

b) liquid animal excrement, excluding slurry and liquid manure for agricultural purposes in accordance with regulations on fertilizers and fertilizing,

c) precipitation or meltwater in a sewage system, from polluted surface, including city centres, industrial and storage areas, transport bases as well as hard-surface roads and parking lots,

d) drainage water from landfills, used brine, mineral and thermal waters,

e) waters from mine drainage, excluding waters brought into orogeny as long as kinds and quantities of substances in water brought into orogeny are the same as kinds and quantities included in the withdrawn water.

f) used waters, withdrawn from the facilities of fishery management, if they contain new substances there is an increase in substances in relation to those in the withdrawn water.

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