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The Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Water supply zones

  4. PART 3

    1. 4.Wholesomeness

  5. PART 4

    1. 5.Interpretation and application of Part 4

    2. 6.Monitoring: general provisions

    3. 7.Sampling points

    4. 8.Authorisation of supply points

    5. 9.Numbers of samples

    6. 10.Sampling: further provisions

  6. PART 5

    1. 11.Interpretation of Part 5

    2. 12.Sampling for particular substances and parameters

    3. 13.Sampling at treatment works

    4. 14.Sampling at service reservoirs

    5. 15.Sampling: new sources

    6. 16.Collection and analysis of samples

  7. PART 6

    1. 17.Drinking water abstraction points: monitoring sites

  8. PART 7

    1. 18.Investigations: Schedule 1 parameters

    2. 19.Investigations: indicator parameters

    3. 20.Action by the Secretary of State

    4. 21.Failure attributable to domestic distribution system where water is supplied to the public

    5. 22.Authorisation of temporary supply of water that is not wholesome

    6. 23.Authorisations: terms and conditions

    7. 24.Publicity for authorisations

    8. 25.Revocation and variation of authorisations

  9. PART 8

    1. 26.Disinfection and other treatment arrangements

    2. 27.Risk assessment

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

    4. 29.Water treatment to minimise contamination from pipes

    5. 30.Replacement of lead pipes

    6. 31.Application and introduction of substances and products

    7. 32.Use of processes

    8. 33.Offences

  10. PART 9

    1. 34.Maintenance of records

    2. 35.Provision of information

  11. PART 10

    1. 36.Application and interpretation of this Part

    2. 37.Duties of local authorities: supplementary provision

  12. PART 11

    1. 38.Contraventions by relevant suppliers

  13. PART 12

    1. 39.Review

  14. PART 13

    1. 40.Amendments and revocations

  15. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Prescribed concentrations and values

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Indicator parameters

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Monitoring

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Monitoring for indicative dose and analytical performance characteristics

      1. 1.Monitoring for compliance with the ID

      2. 2.Screening for certain radionuclides or for an individual radionuclide

      3. 3.Screening strategies for gross alpha activity and gross beta activity

      4. 4.Calculation of the ID

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Analytical methodology

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Amendments

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Revocations

  16. Explanatory Note

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