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Other atributions

These are also functions of the Confederation:

  1. The granting of authorizations and concessions related to state-owned hydrological resources, except those regarding works and actions that are a matter of general State interest, which will correspond to the Ministry of Environment.
  2. The inspection and supervision of the compliance with the conditions of concessions and authorizations related with state-owned hydrological resources.
  3. The performance of gaugings, hydrological studies, information on rises in water levels and water quality control.
  4. The study, project, implementation, conservation, exploitation and improvement of the works included in its own plans, as well as of other ones that might be commended to it.
  5. The definition of quality programmes and objectives in accordance with hydrological planning.
  6. The implementation, within the framework of its competencies, of plans, programmes and actions the purpose of which is an appropriate management of the demands, in order to promote saving and economic and environmental efficiency of the different water uses by means of the integrated and global utilisation of surface and ground waters, in accordance, where applicable, with the forecasts of the corresponding sectoral planning.
  7. The provision of all kinds of technical services related with the implementation of their specific purposes, and, when requested, advise the Public Administration, Autonomous Communities, Local Authorities and other public or private entities, as well as individuals.

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