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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

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The Urban Waste Water Treatment Regulations 1994

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10.—(1) The Urban Waste Water Treatment Regulations 1994(1) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2 (interpretation), at the appropriate place, insert—

“environmental permit” has the same meaning as in the Environmental Permitting Regulations;

“Environmental Permitting Regulations” means the Environmental Permitting Regulations (England and Wales) Regulations 2010;.

(3) In regulation 6 (discharges of treated urban waste water)—

(a)in paragraph (2), for “Chapter II of Part III of the Water Resources Act 1991 (pollution offences)” substitute “the Environmental Permitting Regulations”;

(b)in paragraph (2)(d)(ii), for “consents under the said Chapter II is controlled by such consents” substitute “environmental permits under the Environmental Permitting Regulations is controlled by such permits”;

(c)omit paragraph (4); and

(d)in paragraph (5), for “section 85 of that Act (offences of polluting controlled waters) insofar as that section relates” substitute “the Environmental Permitting Regulations insofar as they relate”.

(4) In regulation 8 (discharges of certain industrial waste water)—

(a)for paragraph (2) substitute—

(2) The Environment Agency must impose, in every environmental permit with respect to any discharge on or after 31st December 2000 to which this regulation applies, conditions which are appropriate to the nature of the industry concerned for the discharge of such waste water.;

(b)omit paragraph (3); and

(c)in paragraph (4), for “paragraphs (2) and (3)” substitute “paragraph (2)”.

(5) In regulation 10 (samples and records)—

(a)in paragraph (1)(a), for “a consent under Chapter II of Part III of the Water Resources Act 1991” substitute “an environmental permit”;

(b)for paragraph (1)(b) substitute—

(b)“the operator” has the meaning given in the Environmental Permitting Regulations;

(c)in paragraph (3), for “Chapter II of Part III of the Water Resources Act 1991” substitute “the Environmental Permitting Regulations”;

(d)in paragraph (5), after “(evidence of samples and abstractions)” insert “and the Environmental Permitting Regulations”; and

(e)in paragraph (6), after “section 209” insert “and the Environmental Permitting Regulations”.

(1)

S.I. 1994/2841, amended by the Environment Act 1995 (c. 25), section 120 and Schedule 22, paragraph 233(1).

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