Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 - updating environmental standards: consultation analysis

This document contains a summary of the responses received to our consultation, which proposed a small number of changes to standards and assessment methods for Scotland’s water environment.

2. Overview of responses

Overall, respondents were supportive of the proposals, although there were some concerns raised about the proposed updates for certain environmental standards. A number of respondents offered recommendations for additional work to further develop these standards. Some asked for greater clarification about the process of deriving the standards, their implications and/or how they will be applied in practice.



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