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Public Water Supplies (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017 (S.S.I. No. 281 of 2017).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Water
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Potable water Radiation Inspection Water supply Monitoring Water quality standards Freshwater pollution Pollution control
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Public Water Supplies (Scotland) Regulations 2014 with the aim to protect human health from the adverse effects of any contamination of water intended for human consumption by ensuring that the water meets water quality standards. They further implement— Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption including, in particular, the amendments made by Commission Directive (EU) 2015/1787 amending Annexes II and III to Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption; 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. Amendments concern, amongst others, the wholesomeness of public water supplies, monitoring of public water supplies, local authority functions: public water supplies, and treatment, risk assessment and contamination from pipes.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Commission Directive (EU) 2015/1787 amending Annexes II and III to Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Public Water Supplies (Scotland) Regulations 2014 (S.S.I. No. 364 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Public and Private Water Supplies (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (S.S.I. No. 321 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: Water supply, Potable water, Monitoring, Water quality standards, Freshwater pollution, Inspection, Radiation, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX