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The Public Water Supplies (Scotland) Regulations 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, extent and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Water supply zones

  4. PART 3

    1. 4.Wholesomeness: public water supplies

  5. PART 4

    1. 5.Application and interpretation

    2. 6.Monitoring: general provisions

    3. 7.Random samples from consumers’ taps

    4. 8.Authorisation of samples from alternative points

    5. 9.Numbers of samples

    6. 10.Additional sampling

    7. 11.Sampling at treatment works

    8. 12.Sampling at service reservoirs

    9. 13.Sampling: water supplied by tanker

    10. 14.Sampling: new sources

    11. 15.Collection and analysis of samples

  6. PART 5

    1. 16.Drinking water abstraction points: monitoring sites

  7. PART 6

    1. 17.Scottish Water to investigate immediately any failure or likely failure

    2. 18.Scottish Water to notify immediately any potential danger to human health

    3. 19.Scottish Water to report on its investigation etc.

    4. 20.Scottish Water to restore water quality

    5. 21.Scottish Water to protect human health

    6. 22.Powers to require further action by Scottish Water

    7. 23.Power to direct local authorities in relation to domestic distribution systems

  8. PART 7

    1. 24.Authorisation of temporary supply of water that is not wholesome

    2. 25.Authorisations: terms and conditions

    3. 26.Authorisations: other limitations

    4. 27.Authorisations: publicity

    5. 28.Authorisations: revocation and modification

  9. PART 8

    1. 29.Treatment of raw water

    2. 30.Risk assessment of each treatment works and its connected supply system

    3. 31.Procedure following risk assessment and prohibition of supply

    4. 32.Copper and lead contamination from pipes

  10. PART 9

    1. 33.Application and introduction of substances and products

    2. 34.Use of processes

  11. PART 10

    1. 35.Offences

    2. 36.Offences by bodies corporate

  12. PART 11

    1. 37.Maintenance of records

    2. 38.Notification of health risk events

    3. 39.Publication of information

  13. PART 12

    1. 40.Power to enter

    2. 41.Entry warrants

    3. 42.Approved persons

    4. 43.Taking steps

    5. 44.Obstruction offence

    6. 45.Compensation

  14. PART 13

    1. 46.Powers of the Scottish Ministers on default of Scottish Water

  15. PART 14

    1. 47.Local authority functions in relation to public water supplies

  16. PART 15

    1. 48.Amendment of the Water (Scotland) Act 1980

    2. 49.Amendment of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003

    3. 50.Revocations

  17. PART 16

    1. 51.Water supply zones

    2. 52.Authorised departures

  18. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PRESCRIBED CONCENTRATIONS AND VALUES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MONITORING

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      ANALYSIS: METHODS AND CAPABILITIES

  19. Explanatory Note

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