Decreto Ejecutivo No. 1761 - Reglamento Ambiental para Actividades Electricas;
Decree which establishes the procedures applicable to the electric sector in Ecuador in order to minimize the negative environmental impact. Article 43 talks about the preservation of quality and quantity of water during the generation of hydropower.
Public domain governmental legislation re-posted as part of an Institutional Repository collection to aggregate energy policy. Also available freely online at: http://www.electricaguayaquil.gov.ec/pdf/A/REGLAMENTO_AMBIENTAL_PARA_ACTIVIDADES_ELECTRICAS.pdf
President of the Republic of Ecuador. "Executive Decree No. 1761 - Environmental Regulations for Electrical Activities." (2001). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_policies/270