Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992

Drinking water.


F68[58. (1) The Agency may request a water services authority to submit to it in such manner and at such times as it may direct, such information as the Agency may specify in relation to the management and treatment, and the monitoring of compliance with prescribed quality standards and other parametric values, of water intended for human consumption.

(2) The Agency shall arrange for, carry out or cause to be carried out, such inspection, auditing or monitoring as it considers necessary to verify information (including monitoring results) transmitted to it under subsection (1).

(3) The Agency shall, in relation to each year, prepare and submit to the Minister a report on

(a) the monitoring, together with an assessment of the results, referred to in subsection (1) or (2), and

(b) the implementation by the Agency of section 58A,

and the report shall include such recommendations as seem to it to be appropriate.

(4) Each report under subsection (3) shall be laid by the Minister before each House of the Oireachtas and shall be published by the Agency.

(5) In this section and section 58A "parametric values" and "water services authority" have the meanings assigned to them, respectively, in section 2 of the Water Services Act 2007.]




Substituted (31.12.2007) by Water Services Act 2007 (30/2007), s. 107(a), S.I. No. 846 of 2007.