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Water Resources (Control of Agricultural Pollution) (Wales) Regulations 2021 No. 77 (W. 20).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Wales
Document type
Regulation
Date
2021 (2023)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Environment gen., Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Sea, Water
Keyword
Agricultural development Farming Fertilizers/nutrients Marine pollution Freshwater pollution Policy/planning Water conservation zone Groundwater Pollution control Soil pollution/quality Animal feed/feedstuffs Transport/storage Plant production Oil pollution
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1st of April 2021.
Abstract

These Regulations are organised in 8 Parts. Part 1 contains introductory provisions including transitional provision for all holdings not previously within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone. Part 2 imposes annual limits on the amount of nitrogen from organic manure that may be applied or spread. Part 3 sets requirements and limits relating to the amount of nitrogen to be spread on a crop; it also establishes that an occupier must plan in advance the spreading of nitrogen fertiliser, record additional information during the year. Part 4 regulates the spreading of nitrogen fertilizer, where and when to spread it, conditions when the spreading happens near surface water, control system among others. Part 5 establishes closed periods during which it is prohibited to spread nitrogen fertilizer. Part 6 makes provision for the storage of organic manure and prescribes the capacity and construction requirements for such storage systems. Part 7 specifies what records must be kept. Part 9 contains criminal offences and enforcement provisions.

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Water Resources Act 1991 (Chapter 57).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991 (2018)

Keyword: Tax/levy, Basic legislation, Institution, Inland waters, Navigation, Irrigation, Freshwater pollution, Flood, Water shortage/drought, Freshwater resources management, River basin institution, Waterworks, Water abstraction, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agriculture Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010 (W.S.I. No. 1493 (W.136) of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Marine pollution, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Oil pollution, Freshwater pollution, Fertilizers/nutrients

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Wales) Regulations 2013 (W.S.I. No. 2506 (W. 245) of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Fertilizers/nutrients, Freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Water conservation zone, Groundwater, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX