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The Private Water Supplies Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017

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6.—(1) Any product or substance used in the preparation or distribution of a private supply of water, or impurities associated with such products or substances, must not be present in water at the point at which a sample is taken in accordance with regulation 12 that would make it unwholesome or constitute a potential risk to human health.

(2) Where disinfection forms part of the preparation or distribution of a private supply, the relevant person must—

(a)design, operate and maintain the disinfection process so as to keep disinfection by-products as low as possible without compromising the effectiveness of the disinfection;

(b)ensure that the effectiveness of the disinfection process is maintained; and

(c)verify the effectiveness of the disinfection process.

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