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Water Supply (Water Quality) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 410 (W. 128) of 2016).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Food & nutrition, Water
Keyword
Pollution control Radiation Food quality control/food safety Potable water Standards Water supply Freshwater pollution Water quality standards Inspection Monitoring Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2010 so as to implement Council Directive 2013/51/EURATOM on the protection of the health of the general public with regard to the radioactive substances in water intended for human consumption in relation to water supplied by water undertakers whose areas are wholly or mainly in Wales. The Regulations, among other things: insert a new regulation 6A on monitoring of radioactive substances; insert new Schedule 2A, which sets parametric values for the radioactive substances parameters; insert new Schedule 3A, which includes further monitoring requirements for the radioactive substances parameters; insert new Schedule 5, which makes provision for additional sampling and analysis requirements in relation to the radioactive substances parameters listed in the new Schedule 2A.

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

Amends

Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 994 (W.99) of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Standards, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Water supply, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution, Monitoring, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX