Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Revokes and replaces the Water Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 and makes provision for discharge consents. Enables DAERA to set water quality objectives and prevent pollution from anti-pollution works.
Revokes and replaces the Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) Regulations 2003. They transpose the Water Framework Directive. The Regulations will continue to provide for the monitoring, assessment and improvement of the condition of water bodies in order to meet the objectives of the Water Framework Directive.
Replaces CAR 2005/348 (as amended). Increases the transparency and efficiency of processing applications for water use licences, and increases flexibility to deal with emergencies with imminent risks of serious harm to people, property or the environment.
Septic tank legislation
A day with Hydrology, SEPA's hydrometry unit is responsible for around 400 gauging stations and 350 rainfall monitoring sites. River gauging stations are important as they allow river levels to be monitored so flood events can be predicted and flood warnings sent out.
Brewing and Distilling Technical Drop-in Day: Waste, Water, Energy, Brewing and Distilling is booming due to high demand for quality Scottish beers and spirits. All this growth is also leading to a boom in food waste, energy and water use.
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