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The Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000

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36.—(1) A water undertaker shall, not later than 30th June 2005 and not later than 30th June in each year thereafter, publish a report relating to the preceding year containing—

(a)a statement of the number of treatment works, service reservoirs and other supply points from which it supplied water during any part of the year;

(b)a statement of the number of its water supply zones for the year;

(c)in respect of water supplied from its treatment works, the particulars referred to in paragraph (4);

(d)in respect of its service reservoirs and other supply points (other than treatment works), the particulars referred to in paragraph (5);

(e)in respect of its water supply zones, the particulars referred to in paragraph (6);

(f)a statement of the action taken by the undertaker during the year to comply with—

(i)any enforcement order made under section 18 of the Act;

(ii)any departure authorised under Part VI; and

(iii)any notice under regulation 19(4);

(g)a statement that any person may, free of charge, inspect the records of water quality kept by the water undertaker in accordance with regulation 34; and

(h)particulars of the times and places at which such inspection may be made.

(2) A report under paragraph (1) may include such other information as the water undertaker thinks fit.

(3) At the same time as it publishes a report in accordance with paragraph (1) the water undertaker shall send a copy of it to every local authority within whose area the water undertaker supplied water in the preceding year.

(4) The particulars referred to in this paragraph are—

(a)the total number of samples taken from all of the water undertaker’s treatment works in the preceding year in respect of cryptosporidium, residual disinfectant and each parameter;

(b)in relation to those samples and each parameter other than an indicator parameter—

(i)the number and percentage of samples which contravened the prescribed concentration or value; and

(ii)if at the time that samples were taken a departure had been authorised in respect of that parameter, the number and percentage of samples which exceeded the concentration or value specified in the authorisation;

(c)the number and percentage of treatment works at which samples of the descriptions mentioned in paragraphs (i) and (ii) of sub-paragraph (b) were produced;

(d)in relation to the samples mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) and each indicator parameter, the number and percentage of the samples which did not meet the specification for that parameter; and

(e)the number and percentage of treatment works at which samples of the description mentioned in sub-paragraph (d) were produced.

(5) The particulars referred to in this paragraph are—

(a)the total number of samples taken from all of the water undertaker’s service reservoirs and other supply points (other than treatment works), in the preceding year in respect of residual disinfectant and each parameter;

(b)in relation to those samples—

(i)the number and percentage which contravened the prescribed concentration or value; and

(ii)if at the time that they were taken a departure had been authorised, the number and percentage which exceeded the concentration or value specified in the authorisation;

(c)the number and percentage of service reservoirs, and other supply points (other than treatment works), at which samples of the descriptions mentioned in paragraphs (i) and (ii) of sub-paragraph (b) were produced;

(d)in relation to the samples mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) and each indicator parameter, the number and percentage of the samples which did not meet the specification for that parameter; and

(e)the number and percentage of service reservoirs, and other supply points (other than treatment works), at which samples of the description mentioned in sub-paragraph (d) were produced.

(6) The particulars referred to in this paragraph are—

(a)the total number of samples taken from all of the water undertaker’s water supply zones in the preceding year in respect of residual disinfectant and each parameter;

(b)in relation to those samples and each parameter other than an indicator parameter—

(i)the number and percentage of samples which contravened the prescribed concentration or value; and

(ii)if at the time that samples were taken a departure had been authorised in respect of that parameter, the number and percentage of samples which exceeded the concentration or value specified in the authorisation;

(c)the number and percentage of water supply zones at which samples of the descriptions mentioned in paragraphs (i) and (ii) of sub-paragraph (b) were produced;

(d)in relation to the samples mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) and each indicator parameter, the number and percentage of the samples which did not meet the specification for that parameter; and

(e)the number and percentage of water supply zones at which samples of the description mentioned in sub-paragraph (d) were produced.

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