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Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 1147 of 1989).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
1989
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Water
Keyword
Potable water Food quality control/food safety Inspection Water supply Pollution control Freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations supplement Chapter II (Water Supply) of Part II of the Water Act 1989. They are primarily concerned with the quality of water supplied in England and Wales for drinking, washing and cooking and with arrangements for the publication of information about water quality. Effect is given in Part II of the Regulations to Article 7 of Council Directive 80/778/EEC which relates to the quality of water intended for human consumption. Part I of the Regulations defines terms that are used in the Regulations. Part II prescribes standards of wholesomeness in respect of water that is supplied by water undertakers and private suppliers for drinking, washing or cooking. Part III enables the Secretary of State or, in the case of private water supplies, the Secretary of State or the appropriate local authority, to relax the requirements of Part II. Part IV provides for the monitoring of water supplies by reference to analysis of samples taken from consumers' taps. Part V contains additional provisions relating to sampling. Part VI deals with the treatment of water and regulates the substances, processes and products that may be used by water undertakers in connection with the supply of water. Part VIII imposes requirements on local authorities in the performance of their duties in relation to the quality of water supplied by water undertakers. Part IX provides that contraventions by water undertakers of duties or requirements imposed by Parts IV to VI of the Regulations are to be enforceable under section 20 of the 1989 Act by the Secretary of State.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Water Act 1989 (Chapter 15).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1989 (2017)

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Basic legislation, Institution, Non-governmental entity, River basin institution, Freshwater pollution, Flood, Navigation, Water conservation zone, Water supply, Water quality standards, Sewerage, Freshwater resources management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2001 (W.S.I. No. 3911 (W. 323) of 2001).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2001

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Private Water Supplies Regulations (No. 2790 of 1991).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991

Keyword: Water supply, Water quality standards, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 3184 of 2000).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2000

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply (Water Quality) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 2885 of 2001).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2001

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Supply (Water Quality) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 1384 of 1989).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1989

Keyword: Water supply, Potable water, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Surface Waters (Abstraction for Drinking Water) (Classification) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 3001 of 1996).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1996

Keyword: Water supply, Potable water, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX