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Private Water Supplies (Wales) Regulations 2017 (W.S.I. No. 1041 (W.270 of 2017).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Wales
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Water
Keyword
Potable water Toxicity/poisoning Food quality control/food safety Public health Water supply Non-governmental entity Contract/agreement Monitoring Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Freshwater pollution Radiation Pollution control
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations for Wales implement Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption in relation to private water supplies and Council Directive 2013/51/Euratom laying down requirements for the protection of the health of the general public with regard to radioactive substances in water intended for human consumption. They apply to private water supplies (as defined) intended for human consumption. Part 1 of the Regulations makes miscellaneous provision in relation to water standards for private water supplies. It defines the circumstances in which water is to be regarded as “wholesome”. It also sets out the requirements which apply where water is disinfected and imposes a duty on each local authority to carry out a risk assessment of every private water supply in its area. Part 2 of the Regulations places a duty on local authorities to monitor private water supplies. Part 3 of the Regulations sets out the procedures to be followed if the water is not wholesome, or it constitutes a potential danger to human health. The Regulations also provide with respect to enforcement measures, appeals against such measures, fees and penalties.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Water Industry Act 1991 (Chapter 56).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991

Keyword: Water supply, Sewerage, Institution, Waterworks, Potable water, Effluent waste water/discharge, Water charges, Industrial water use, Irrigation, Access-to-information, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | European Union | 1998

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 2013/51/Euratom laying down requirements for the protection of the health of the general public with regard to radioactive substances in water intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Radiation, Standards, Consumer protection, Public health, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Private Water Supplies (Wales) Regulations 2010 (W.S.I. No. 66 (W.16) of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Water supply, Potable water, Non-governmental entity, Contract/agreement, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2018 (W.S.I. No. 647 (W. 121) of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Water supply, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution, Inspection, Monitoring, Water conservation zone, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX