Methodology of the Department of Environmental Damage

An integral part of solving the problem of contaminated sites is a methodological work of the Department of Environmental Damage at the Ministry of the Environment. Competence in this area derives from the Act No. 2/1969 Coll. under which the Ministry of the Environment is Authority Chief state supervision and the central authority of Government in matters of the environment, i.a. the State Environmental Policy. For this reason, the guidelines and other materials are designed and intended for all ministries that provide the process of remediation of contaminated sites within their competence.

The main source of information is a summary of methodology for dealing with the issue of remediation of contaminated sites. We are updating there electronic versions of all the relevant methodological materials for the process of remediation of contaminated sites.

Database information about contaminated sites in the Czech Republic is available in the Contaminated Sites Database System - Systém evidence kontaminovaných míst (SEKM). All the relevant information to work with data or software is provided here as well.