The Urban Waste Water Treatment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Sensitive areas and high natural dispersion areas

  5. 4.Decisions taken on a review of sensitive areas or high natural dispersion areas

  6. 5.Duty to maintain up to date information about sensitive areas and high natural dispersion areas

  7. 6.Duty to provide and maintain collecting systems and treatment plants

  8. 7.Requirements as to provision of treatment

  9. 8.Discharges of treated urban waste water

  10. 9.Discharges of industrial waste water to collecting systems or treatment plants

  11. 10.Discharges of certain industrial waste water into receiving waters

  12. 11.Dumping of sludge from ships

  13. 12.Samples and records

  14. 13.Monitoring

  15. 14.Deposit of maps

  16. 15.Information regarding the implementation of the Directive

  17. 16.Revocation of Regulations

  18. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. PART I CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFICATION OF SENSITIVE AREAS

        1. A water body must be identified as a sensitive area...

      2. PART II CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFICATION OF HIGH NATURAL DISPERSION AREAS

        1. A marine water body or area can be identified as...

        2. When identifying high natural dispersion areas, the Department shall take...

        3. The following elements shall be taken into consideration when identifying...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLECTING SYSTEMS

      1. 1.Collecting systems shall take into account waste water treatment requirements....

      2. 2.The design, construction and maintenance of collecting systems shall be...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. PART I REQUIREMENTS FOR DISCHARGES FROM TREATMENT PLANTS

        1. 1.Treatment plants shall be designed or modified so that representative...

        2. 2.Discharges from urban waste water treatment plants subject to treatment...

        3. 3.Discharges from urban waste water treatment plants to those sensitive...

        4. 4.More stringent requirements than those shown in Table 1 and/or...

        5. 5.The points of discharge of urban waste water shall be...

      2. PART III REFERENCE METHODS FOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF RESULTS

        1. 1.(a) The Department shall apply a monitoring method which corresponds...

        2. 2.(a) Flow-proportioned or time-based 24-hour samples shall be collected at...

        3. 3.The minimum annual number of samples shall be determined according...

        4. 4.The treated waste water shall be assumed to conform to...

        5. 5.Extreme values for the water quality in question shall not...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      INDUSTRIAL WASTE WATER

      1. Industrial waste water entering collecting systems and urban waste water...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      INDUSTRIAL SECTORS REFERRED TO IN REGULATION 10

      1. 1.Milk processing.

      2. 2.Manufacture of fruit and vegetable products.

      3. 3.Manufacture and bottling of soft drinks.

      4. 4.Potato processing.

      5. 5.Meat industry.

      6. 6.Breweries.

      7. 7.Production of alcohol and alcoholic beverages.

      8. 8.Manufacturer of animal feed from plant products.

      9. 9.Manufacture of gelatine and of glue from hides, skin and...

      10. 10.Malt-houses.

      11. 11.Fish-processing industry.

  19. Explanatory Note