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European Union (Drinking Water) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 122 of 2014).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Water
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Potable water Offences/penalties Water supply Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Water quality standards Monitoring Pollution control
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations prescribe quality standards to be applied and related supervision and enforcement procedures in relation to supplies of drinking water, including requirements as to sampling frequency, methods of analysis, the provision of information to consumers and related matters. They require a water supplier to ensure that the water is wholesome and clean (as defined by these Regulations) and meets the requirements of these Regulations. Irish Water shall monitor the public water supply with the parametric values specified in Part 1 of the Schedule. The Environmental Protection Agency shall monitor compliance with these values.

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption.

Legislation | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Standards, Water supply, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Pesticides

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | 2000

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Right to water, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Pesticides, Human rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

European Communities (Drinking Water) (No. 2) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 278 of 2007).

Legislation | Ireland | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Water supply, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Inland waters, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

European Union (Drinking Water) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 464 of 2017).

Legislation | Ireland | 2017

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Offences/penalties, Water supply, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Monitoring, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX