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The Urban Waste Water Treatment (Scotland) Regulations 1994

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Regulation 7


Industrial waste water entering collecting systems and urban waste water treatment plants shall be subject to such pre-treatment as is required in order to–

  • protect the health of staff working in collecting systems and treatment plants;

  • ensure that collecting systems, waste water treatment plants and associated equipment are not damaged;

  • ensure that the operation of the waste water treatment plant and the treatment of sludge are not impeded;

  • ensure that discharges from the treatment plants do not adversely affect the environment, or prevent receiving water from complying with other Community Directives;

  • ensure that sludge can be disposed of safely in an environmentally acceptable manner.

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