Presidential Decree

Document No. Title Date Approved
PD 1067 THE WATER CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Republic Act

Document No. Title Date Approved
RA 9275 An act Providing for a Comprehensive Water Quality Management and for other purposes March 22, 2004

Department Administrative Order

Document No. Title Date Approved
DAO 2016-19 Designation of the Cañas-Maalimango River Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board June 21, 2016
DAO 2016-18 Designation of the Naguilian River System Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board June 21, 2016
DAO 2016-17 Designation of the Talomo River Water Quality Management Area (WQMA) and Creation of its Governing Board June 21, 2016
DAO 2016-16 Designation of the Tagoloan River Basin Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board June 21, 2016
DAO 2016-15 Designation of the Ayala River Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board June 21, 2016
DAO 2016-14 Designation of Lake Sebu Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board June 21, 2016
DAO 2016-08 Water Quality Guidelines and General Effluent Standards of 2016 May 24, 2016
DAO 2016-06 Designation of the Sabang Bay Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board May 3, 2016
DAO 2016-05 Designation of the Coron Bay Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board May 3, 2016
DAO 2016-04 Designation of the Naga River Watershed Water Quality Management Area and the Creation of its Governing Board April 18, 2016
DAO 2016-03 Designation of the Bued River System Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board April 18, 2016
DAO 2009-12 Designation of the Sarangani Bay Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board November 6, 2009
DAO 2009-11 Designation of the Iloilo Batiano River Systems Water Quality Management Area and Creation of its Governing Board November 6, 2009
DAO 2007-28 Institutionalizing the Manila Bay Environmental Management Project within the DENR through the Implementation of the Operational Plan for the Manila Bay Coastal Strategy (OPMBCS) July 31, 2007
DAO 2005-10 Implementing Rules and Regulation of the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004 (Republic Act. No. 9275) May 16, 2005
DAO 2004-25 Amending Chapter V, Article I of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of PD 984 by deleting the authority to construct and conversion of Permit to Operate to Discharge Permit for water pollution source/control facilities August 25, 2004
DAO 2003-39 Implementing Rules and Regulations of DAO 16, Series of 2002 Entitled “The DENR-EMB National Environmental User’s Fee of 2002 August 18, 2003
DAO 2003-27 Amending DAO 26, DAO 29 an DAO 2000-81 Among others on the preparation and submission of Self Monitoring Report (SMR) July 4, 2003
DAO 2003-26 Revised Industrial Ecowatch System Amending Implementing Guidelines of DAO 98-51 Series of 1998 July 4, 2003
DAO 1994-26A PHILIPPINE STANDARDS FOR DRINKING WATER 1993 UNDER THE PROVISION OF CHAPTER II, SECTION 9 OF PD 856, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CODE ON SANITATION OF THE PHILIPPINES
DAO 1990-34 Revised Water Usage and Classifications Water Quality Criteria Amending Section Nos. 68 and 69, Chapter III of the 1978 NPCC Rules and Regulations March 20, 1990

DENR Memorandum Circular

Document No. Title Date Approved
DMC 2016-08 Additional List of Classified Water Bodies June 27, 2016
DMC 2009-01 Additional List for Classified Water Bodies February 25, 2009
DMC 2007-10 List of classified Water Bodies in 2006 July 25, 2007
DMC 2005-006 List of Classified Water Bodies in 2004 June 23, 2005
DMC 2004-13 List of Classified/ Re-classified Water Bodies in 2003 August 31, 2004
DMC 2004-11 Compliance of all Wastewater Discharges to Upgraded and Reclassified Waterbodies August 31, 2004

EMB Memorandum Circular

Document No. Title Date Approved
EMB MC 2020-001 Suspension on the Implementation of Advanced Training Modules for Pollution Control Officers January 22, 2020
EMB MC 2020-002 Reiteration on the Implementation of Sections 10 and 14 of DENR Administrative Order No. 2014-02 January 23, 2020
EMB MC 2020-004 Clarification on the Reporting Requirements for Specific Parameters Under DENR Administrative Order No.. 2016-08 or the Revised Water Quality Guidelines and General Effluent Standards of 2016 January 29, 2020
EMB MC 2020-006 Clarification in the Implementation of Rules 13.8 and 14.18 of DENR Administrative Order No. 2005-10 February 12, 2020
EMB MC 2019-001 Supplementary Clarification on the coverage of DAO 2016-08 Relative to the Granting of not more than five (5) Years Grace Period January 31, 2019
EMB MC 2019-04 Advance Training Modules for Pollution Control Officers (PCOs) March 26, 2019
EMB MC 2016-12 EMB Approved Methods of Analysis for Water and Wastewater November 21, 2016
EMB MC 2013-06 Guidelines for Water Quality Management Area Action Planning and LGU’s Compliance Scheme August 29, 2013
EMB MC 2012-001 Clarification on the Applicability of Effluent Regulations February 17, 2012
EMB MC 2009-15 Procedural Manual for the Designation of Water Quality Management Areas
EMB MC 2009-14 Strict implementation of the 50 Meters Buffer Zone
EMB MC 2009-002 Amending Revised Procedural Manual for DAO 03-30 dated 30 June 2003 on the Classification of the Fast-food Stores, Restaurants and Similar Quick-Service Establishments January 23, 2009
EMB MC 2004-10 Clarification on the form of Cyanide referred to in the DENR Administrative Order (DAO) No. 34: Revised Water Usage and Classification/Water Quality Criteria and the DENR Administrative Order No. 35: Revised Effluent Standards of 1900 August 31, 2004
EMB MC 2003-008 Procedural and Reference Manual for DAO 2003-27 August 25, 2003
EMB MC 2003-006 Implementation Scheme for Industrial EcoWatch System 2003
EMB MC 2014-002 Recognition of PCO Training Organizations or Institutions

Joint Memorandum Circular

Document No. Title Date Approved
JMC 2009-01 Creation of the La Mesa watershed Multi-sectoral Management council and defining its functions July 21, 2009