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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 9 –Controlled reservoirs register

21.Section 9 requires SEPA to establish and maintain a register of controlled reservoirs.

22.Subsection (2) lists the information which must be included in the register for each controlled reservoir, which includes information such as the name and location of the reservoir, its maximum capacity, and the name and address of the reservoir manager, as well as copies of any reports, certificates and written statements relating to the reservoir, and a map showing where the water would be likely go in the event of an uncontrolled release of water from the reservoir. Subsection (3) enables the Scottish Ministers to make further provision in regulations to require further information to be contained in the register and make provision about the manner in which information in the register is to be recorded in the register.

23.Subsection (4) requires SEPA to make the register available for public inspection and subsection (5) enables the Scottish Ministers by order to stipulate where it is to be kept.

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