Decision details

Changes to the Private Water Supply Regulations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought the introduction of the requirements of the Private Water Supplies (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 which amended the Private Water Supplies (England) Regulations 2016, made under the Water Industry Act 1991.  The amendment regulations came into force on the 1st October 2018 and were to be fully implemented by July 2020.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To comply with the Private Water Supplies (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 which amended the Private Water Supplies (England) Regulations 2016, made under the Water Industry Act 1991.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council:-

 

(1)     the introduction and enforcement of the Private Water Supplies (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 which amended the Private Water Supplies (England) Regulations 2016 as detailed within the report;

 

(2)     that where appropriate sampling criteria will be excluded or reduced based on the criteria provided in the Regulations and with the agreement of the Drinking Water Inspectorate; and

 

(3)     that a procurement process is undertaken to appoint a provider for sample transport and analysis.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

None

Consultees

None

Contact: Vikki Flowers, Environmental Health Manager Email: vikki.flowers@hambleton.gov.uk.

Report author: Vikki Flowers

Publication date: 06/06/2019

Date of decision: 04/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/06/2019 - Cabinet

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