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(1)SEPA must establish and maintain a controlled reservoirs register.
(2)The controlled reservoirs register is a register containing the following information and documents in relation to each controlled reservoir—
(a)the name (if any) and location of the reservoir,
(b)the maximum volume of water capable of being held in the reservoir,
(c)the name and address of the reservoir manager,
(d)the risk designation for the time being of the reservoir (and the date on which the designation was given) (see sections 19 and 21),
(e)any different risk designation the reservoir may have had in the past (and where it has had a different risk designation, the dates on which such designation was given and changed),
(f)the name of any construction engineer, inspecting engineer, other qualified engineer or supervising engineer appointed at any time in relation to the reservoir (and the period of any such appointment),
(g)a copy of—
(i)any safety report, safety measure certificate, preliminary certificate, construction certificate or final certificate in relation to a controlled reservoir which is copied to SEPA (or given to it pursuant to section 68),
(ii)any inspection report, interim inspection compliance certificate or inspection compliance certificate in relation to a controlled reservoir which is so copied (or given),
(iii)any written recommendation or written statement by a supervising engineer under section 50(3) or (8) in relation to a controlled reservoir which is so copied (or given),
(h)a map showing the area of land which, in the event of an uncontrolled release of water from the reservoir, would be likely to be flooded.
(3)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations—
(a)require further information or documents specified in the regulations to be contained in the register,
(b)make provision as to the manner in which the information to be contained in the register is to be recorded there.
(4)SEPA must make arrangements for the controlled reservoirs register (or a copy of it) to be available for inspection by any person at all reasonable times.
(5)The Scottish Ministers may by order make provision as to the place (or places) in which the register is (or copies of it are) to be kept.
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