Assessing Scotland's water environment: use of environmental standards, condition limits and classification schemes

This document sets out how SEPA should implement the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003, using Directions from 2014.


1. See Directive 98/83/ EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption; The Public Water Supply (Water Quality) (Scotland) Regulations 2014; and The Private Water Supplies (Scotland) Regulations 2006


3. UKTAG (2008) Guidance on the classification of ecological potential of heavily modified and artificial water bodies

4. UKTAG (2013) River flow for good ecological potential. Final recommendations.


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