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Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) SEPA logo

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is the public body responsible for environmental protection (of the land, water and air) in Scotland. It aims to provide an efficient and integrated environmental protection system for Scotland that will improve the environment and contribute to the government's goal of sustainable development.  SEPA is the national enforcement and regulatory body under the Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011.

The British Dam Society Dam

The British Dam Society is open to anyone wanting to share experience or knowledge of all aspects of dams and reservoirs


The Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the UK government department with policy responsibility for reservoirs

The Environment Agency Environment Agency

The Environment Agency is the enforcement authority for some 2,000 reservoirs in England and Wales.