State inspectorate on control over use of drinking water established
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a corresponding decree on 18 April 2017.
New inspectorate will ensure compliance of requirements of legislation and normative documents in the sphere of technical regulation in the sphere of rational and effective production, transportation and realization of drinking water, providing sewage and water cleaning services.
Inspectorate will conduct technical audit of the objects on water supply and sewage systems, directed at improving technological process and energy saving.
It will also supervise compliance with the technical requirements for connection to the water supply and sewerage system, preventing unauthorized connections to the water supply and sewerage system.
The inspectorate will monitor the conditions of operating of groundwater wells, regardless of their form of ownership.
Within execution of its tasks and functions, the State Water inspectorate will have right to conduct surveys of all categories of water supply and sewerage objects, as well as water wells, regardless of the form of ownership on issues within their competence.
The Inspectorate has the right to conduct inspections at the facilities of legal entities and individuals, including in residential premises, for compliance with the rules for connection and use of the water supply and sewerage system.
State Inspectorate has the right to fine for violations of the requirements of legislation in the sphere of water supply and sewerage, as well as the rules of connection and use of the water supply and sewerage system.