The Private Water Supplies (Scotland) Regulations 2006

Additional monitoring

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25.  (1)  This regulation applies to every Type A supply sampled by a monitoring local authority in accordance with this Part.

(2) A monitoring local authority shall sample every supply in its area in respect of any property, element, micro-organism, parasite or substance which fulfils the conditions specified in paragraph (3).

(3) The conditions specified in this paragraph are that—

(a)the supply may have or contain a property, element, micro-organism, parasite or substance not listed in Schedule 1; and

(b)the monitoring local authority considers that the concentration, amount or number of the property, element, micro-organism, parasite or substance may be such that it may (whether alone or in combination with a parameter or any other property, element, micro-organism, parasite or substance) cause the supply to fail to satisfy the provisions of Part IV or, if a departure has been authorised under Part V in relation to that supply, those provisions as read with the terms of that departure.

(4) A monitoring local authority shall cause to be taken such samples at such frequency as it considers appropriate having regard to any anticipated risk of danger to human health, and which are representative of the quality of water intended for human consumption purposes throughout the year.