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PART 4WATER QUALITY STANDARDS AND DUTIES

Water quality standards

14.—(1) At each point of compliance, water must not contain—

(a)a micro-organism, parasite or substance which (in number or concentration) poses a potential danger to human health; or

(b)a parameter which exceeds its parametric value in Table A or Table B.

(2) At the point of compliance, the sum of the following must not exceed 1 mg/l:—

(a)nitrate (in mg/l) in the water, divided by 50; plus

(b)nitrite (in mg/l) in the water, divided by 3.