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  1. Investment Planning and Prioritisation Group (IPPG) report: quarter 1 2022 to 2023

    Progress of interventions to meet the needs on the development list – report Quarter 1 2022-23

  2. Delivery Assurance Group (DAG) report: quarter 1 2022 to 2023

    Report summarising what has been achieved for customers against Scottish Water's Delivery Plan for the 2021 to 2027 period during the first quarter of 2022 to 2023.

  3. Protecting Scotland’s water

    New rules to align with European Union standards.

  4. Action on water efficiency

    New labelling to protect water supplies and cut energy bills.

  5. Water safety awareness

    Key advice highlighted on World Drowning Prevention Day.

  6. Climate change affecting Scotland’s lochs and reservoirs

    New research shows water is warming rapidly.

  7. Water Safety Stakeholder Group: action plan

    Action plan to discuss renewed efforts to work together collaboratively to help to prevent drownings in Scotland and reach agreement on appropriate next steps.

  8. Water Safety Action Plan

    New safety measures introduced to protect the public.

  9. Transforming Scotland’s waters

    Actions to improve the water environment.

  10. Water environment: legislation

    A list of all legislation relating to the water environment in Scotland.

  11. Water-resilient places - surface water management and blue-green infrastructure: policy framework

    This paper outlines how surface water is currently managed in Scotland, sets out a vision for the future and describes the components that should be brought together to form a coherent framework that will support delivery of water resilient places.

  12. River basin management plans - silage, slurry and anaerobic digestate – improving storage and application: consultation

    Good water quality is important to us all and it is important that we continue to protect this key natural resource in Scotland. This consultation invites stakeholders to respond to a range of proposed updates to The Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (“CAR”).

  13. Scottish Water: directions 2020

    Directions given to Scottish Water by Scottish Ministers, outlining objectives for the water industry from 2021 to 2027.

  14. Water services - charging principles: 2021 to 2027

    Ministers' principles of charging for water services from 2021 to 2027.

  15. Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 implementation: environmental standards - consultation

    Consultation seeking views on our proposals for new or updated environmental standards for Scotland’s water environment, and updates to some of the assessment methods used for deriving such standards.

  16. Drinking Water Quality in Scotland 2019 - Private Water Supplies

    Issued on behalf of Scotland’s Drinking Water Quality Regulator.

  17. Investing in and paying for water services: consultation

    Seeks views on drafts of the two statutory inputs Scottish Ministers must make to the Strategic Review of Water Charges for the regulatory period 2021-2027 and key issues arising.

  18. Living with flooding: action plan

    Living with flooding recommends actions for a range of stakeholders to take to help promote property flood resilience in Scotland.

  19. Drinking Water Quality in Scotland 2018 - Private Water Supplies

    Issued on behalf of Scotland’s Drinking Water Quality Regulator.

  20. Delivering sustainable flood risk management: guidance (2019)

    Second edition of statutory guidance to SEPA, local authorities and Scottish Water on fulfilling their responsibilities under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009.

  21. Implementation of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009: report to the Scottish Parliament

    Progress of work being carried out through the implementaion of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009.

  22. Action against flooding

    £713,000 to increase community resilience

  23. Flood resilient properties: framework for Scotland

    Working in partnership to deliver an action plan for flood resilient properties.

  24. Clean water for Indian primary school

    Collaborative project delivers fresh water and sanitation for 206 pupils.

  25. Mapping and condition surveys of water points in Malawi

    Tackling global water issues.

  26. Surface water management planning: guidance (2018)

    Guidance to assist the responsible authorities in preparation of Surface Water Management Plans (SWMPs) to help with the management of surface water flooding.

  27. Value of bathing waters and influence of bathing water quality: technical annex

    Research aimed to provide socio-economic understanding of the value of Scottish bathing waters and the influence of bathing water quality (BWQ) to bathers, beach users and to the national and local economies.

  28. Value of bathing waters and influence of bathing water quality: research findings

    Research aimed to provide socio-economic understanding of the value of Scottish bathing waters and the influence of bathing water quality (BWQ) to bathers, beach users and to the national and local economies.

  29. Value of bathing waters and influence of bathing water quality: literature review

    Research aimed to provide socio-economic understanding of the value of Scottish bathing waters and the influence of bathing water quality (BWQ) to bathers, beach users and to the national and local economies.

  30. Value of bathing waters and influence of bathing water quality: final research report

    Research aimed to provide socio-economic understanding of the value of Scottish bathing waters and the influence of bathing water quality (BWQ) to bathers, beach users and to the national and local economies.

  31. Private Water Supplies

    Help for communities whose water supplies have run dry.

  32. Investing in and paying for your water services from 2021: consultation

    This engagement paper seeks your views on investing and paying for water services from 2021.

  33. Water and sewerage charges exemption scheme: review

    This review determines whether the exemption scheme is operating as intended.

  34. Water supply rateable values: frequently asked questions

    This document provides answers to frequently asked questions on the move to live rateable value charging for water and sewerage.

  35. Hydro nation: minister's statement

    Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham's statement on Hydro Nation, the Scottish Government's water strategy.

  36. Scots encouraged to prepare for severe winter weather

    Raising awareness during resilience week.

  37. River basin management plans: consultation analysis

    Analysis of responses to consultation on proposed amendments to the Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011.

  38. Summer water safety urged

    Caution and diligence urged on recreational water activities.

  39. Back to health for the River Clyde

    Water quality improves significantly.

  40. Tackling global water issues

    £500,000 for safe and clean water for Malawi.

  41. Help for charities and sports clubs

    Applications open for charges exemption scheme.

  42. Water and sewerage charges

    Changes to unmeasured charges for non-household properties.

  43. Consultation summary for modernising the water industry's use of rateable value to charge non-households for water and sewerage services

    Analysis of responses to consultation on water industry charges based on rateable value.

  44. Water industry: legislation

    A list of all legislation relating to the water industry in Scotland, including Acts of Parliament, regulations and ministerial orders.

  45. Charging for water services: principles

    Ministers' principles of charging for water services from 2015 to 2021.

  46. Surface water management planning: guidance (2013)

    Guidance to assist the responsible authorities in preparation of Surface Water Management Plans (SWMPs) to help with the management of surface water flooding. This guidance has now been superseded by the 2018 edition.

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