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The Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000

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15.—(1) This regulation applies as respects—

(a)any source which has not been used for the supply of water by a water undertaker at any time since 1st January 2004; and

(b)any source which has been so used but not so used for a period of six months preceding the date on which the water undertaker proposes to supply water from it.

(2) A water undertaker shall—

(a)before it supplies water from a source mentioned in paragraph (1)(a); and

(b)as soon as is reasonably practicable after it has begun to supply water from a source mentioned in paragraph (1)(b),

take, or cause to be taken, in accordance with paragraph (3), such samples of that water as will enable it to establish—

(aa)whether water can be supplied from that source without contravening section 68(1) of the Act; and

(bb)the treatment necessary to ensure that section 68(1) of the Act is complied with in relation to the supply of that water.

(3) Samples shall be taken—

(a)in the case of a source mentioned in paragraph (1)(a), in respect of—

(i)the parameters listed in Schedules 1 and 2; and

(ii)any other element, organism or substance which, in the opinion of the undertaker, may cause the supply to contravene section 68(1) of the Act;

(b)in the case of a source mentioned in paragraph (1)(b), in respect of—

(i)the parameters listed in Table A in Schedule 1;

(ii)the conductivity, hydrogen ion and turbidity parameters; and

(iii)any other parameter as regards which the water undertaker is of the opinion that its concentration or value is likely to have altered since the last occasion on which water from that source was analysed.

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