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Ec Drinking Water Directive

Volume 202: debated on Tuesday 21 January 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the water supply zones which do not fully comply with requirements of the EC drinking water directive, stating for each the reasons for non-compliance; what region each supply zone falls within; and if he will give the expected date of compliance.

[holding answer 20 January 1992]: The Water Supply (Water Quality) (Scotland) Regulations 1990 incorporate the requirements of the EC drinking water directive. Details of water quality in individual supply zones are available in public registers maintained by water authorities. Results for the first six months' monitoring show 97 per cent. of samples meeting the standards. The public water supply zones where quality does not fully comply with the regulations are listed in the table below, which also shows the parameters concerned and the expected compliance date in each case.

Region/Supply Zone

Standards not fully met

Compliance Date for Zone

Areeming (Lockenkit) SouthIron, pH, Colour, Manganese1992
Aluminium, Bact1
AuchnneelAluminium, pH, Trihalomethanes1995
Black EskAluminium, Bact11995
CarsphairnBact11992
Castle DouglasTrihalomethanes1992
CreetownTrihalomethanes1992
EuchanAluminium, pH, Bact11995
Trihalomethanes
GlengapTrihalomethanes1992
Glengap/Ringford BoreholeTrihalomethanes1992
KillylourAluminium1994
Killylour/Terregles BoreholeAluminium1994
LochfootpH, Aluminium1995
LochinvarTrihalomethanes1992
New AbbeyAluminium, Trihalomethanes1995
Newton StewartTrihalomethanes1992
PalnurepH, Trihalomethanes, Bact11992
PenwhirnpH, Aluminium, Trihalomethanes1995
SanquharTrihalomethanes1992
WinterhopeAluminium, Bact11995

Fife

AuchterderranIron2008
BuckhavenIron2018
CleishIron2002
CowdenbeathIron2001
DunfermlineIron1999
Dunfermline SouthIron1995
East NeukIron2003
FalklandIron2017
FordellIron2007
Glenrothes NorthIron2014
Glenrothes SouthIron2017
KinrossIron2017
KirkcaldyIron2013
NewburghIron2019
North East FifeIron2007
North FifeIron2003
St. Andrews/PipelandIron2019
TayporlIron2020

Grampian

AuchengoulIron2010
BuckieIron, Aluminium2010
CairnbulgIron2010
Forehill (Except Peterhead)Trihalomethanes1994
Fraserburgh (Bogensourie)Aluminium1993
Fraserburgh/HillheadIron2010
GlendyeAluminium1996
GlenlatterachAluminium1994
Keith (Herricks)Aluminium1994
KennethmontIron2010
Largie (Insch)Iron2010
Lossiemouth (High Level)Aluminium1994
Peterhead-ForehillTrihalomethanes1994

Highland

AchaphubuilBact11997
AcharacleBact11994
AchiltibuieIron, Colour, Aluminium Turbidity,1997
Manganese, Bact1
AchmelvichBact11995
AchmoreBact11995
AchnasheenBact11995
Aird of SleatBact11997
AltnaharraBact11997
ApplecrossBact11995
ArdgourBact11995
ArdneaskinBact11997
Ardvasar/DaraichBact11997
Ard vasar/UisdeinBact11997
ArmadaleBact11997
ArnisdaleBact11997
AultbeaBact11994
BadachroBact11994
Badcaul/DundonnelBact11994

Region/Supply Zone

Standards not fully met

Compliance Date for Zone

Ballaculish (South)Bact11992
BalmacaraBact11994
Balnain/BearnockBact11995
BeasdaleBact11997
Bettyhill/MeadieBact11995
Bettyhill/MorBact11997
BlaichBact11995
BohuntinBact11997
Bonar Bridge/ArdgayIron, pH, Aluminium, Colour,1996
Turbidity, Bact1
BracadaleIron, Colour, Bact11995
BraesBact11995
Caithness except WickIron, Aluminium, Manganese1996
CannichBact11995
CarbostBact11995
Carnoch/GlencoeBact11994
CorpachIron, Colour, Manganese1998
Corpach/Caol/LoyAluminium, Colour, Iron, pH,1998
Turbidity, Manganese
CulrainAluminium, Bact1 Colour, Iron, pH,1997
Manganese
DiabegBact11997
DoresBact11997
DornieBact11994
DornochAluminium, Colour, Iron,1996
Manganese, Turbidity
DrimninBact11997
DrumbegBact11997
DrumfearnBact11997
DurnessBact1, Turbidity1995
Easter Ross and Black Isle/AssyntAluminium, Bact1, Colour, Iron,1994
Manganese, Turbidity
ElgolBact11997
ElphinBact11995
FassfearnBact1, Colour, Iron, Manganese1997
FernessBact11997
Fort AugustusBact11994
Fort WilliamColour, Iron1998
FoyersBact11994
GairlochBact1992
GarveAluminium, Bact1, Colour, Iron,1995
Manganese, Turbidity
GlenachulishBact11994
GlendaleBact11995
GlenelgBact11995
GlenfinnanBact11995
GlenuigBact1997
Glenurquhart/Allt CoilteBact11994
Glenurquhart/Nam BatTurbidity1998
Golspie, BroraAluminium, Colour, Turbidity1996
GorthleckBact11994
Grantown on Spey (Dreggie)Colour, Iron, pH, Turbidity1995
Harrapool/BroadfordBact1, Colour, Iron, Manganese1994
Helmsdale OrdBact11992
Helmsdale/CaenBact11992
InveralliginBact11997
InverasdaleBact11995
InvergarryBact11994
InverinateBact11997
Inverinate (Forestry)Bact11997
Invermoriston NessBact11995
Inverness/BalmoreColour, Iron, Manganese, Turbidity1998
Inverness/OldtownColour, Iron, Manganese, Turbidity1998
Isle OrnsayBact11995
KentallenTurbidity1992
KilchoanBact11994
KilmaluagBact11997
KilmuirBact11994
KingussieBact11994
KinlocheweBact11995
KinlochlevenBact11992
KishornBact11997
KyleakinBact1, Turbidity1995
KyleskuBact11997
Laggan BridgeBact11997
LaidBact11997
LaideBact11995

Region/Supply Zone

Standards not fully met

Compliance Date for Zone

LairgBact1, Colour, Iron, Manganese,1992
Turbidity
LetterfearnBact11997
LochalineBact11994
LochendBact11997
LochinverBact11992
Loth, PortgowerBact11997
Mellon UdrigleBact11997
MelnessBact11995
Melvich, StrathyBact11994
NairnAluminium, Colour, Turbidity1995
NeddBact11997
North ErradaleBact11997
OnichBact11992
Oykel BridgeBact11997
PenifilerBact11997
PooleweBact11995
RaasayBact11995
RataganBact11997
Rogart MuidheBact11995
Rogart UpperBact11994
Rosehall/InvercassleyBact1, Colour, Iron, Manganese,1997
Turbidity
RosemarkieBact11994
Roskhill, DunveganAluminium, Bact11992
RoybridgeBact11995
SalenBact11997
SallachyBact11997
SconserBact11997
ScourieBact11994
Shiel BridgeBact11997
ShieldaigBact11997
SkerrayBact11997
Spean BridgeBact11994
StoerBact11994
Strath.HalladaleBact11997
Strath NaverBact11997
StrathcarronBact11997
StrathnairnAluminium, Colour, Iron, Manganese1994
StrollamusBact11997
StrontianBact11994
TarscavaigBact11997
TeangueBact11997
TomichBact11997
TongueBact11994
TorridonBact11997
TorrinBact11997
TrislaigBact11997
Uig/Glenuig/EarlishBact11994
Uig/IdrigillBact11997
WaternishBact11995
WatcrstcinBact11997
WickAluminium, Colour, Iron, Nitrite,1996
Manganese, Turbidity

Lothian

Alnwickhill JoppaBact1pH1992
Alnwickhill, LeithBact1pH1992
Alnwickhill, NewingtonBact1, pH1992
Alnwickhill, PortobelloBact1, pH1992
BalgreenAluminium, Bact11994
CastlehillAluminium, Bact11997
ChalkiesideAluminium, Bact11994
DeansAluminium, Bact1, Trihalomethanes1998
DechmontTrihalomethanes1998
Dechmont LawAluminium, Bact1, Trihalomethanes1998
East CraigsTrihalomethanes1998
Fairmilehead DirectAluminium, Bact11997
Fairmilehead GilmertonAluminium, Bact11997
Firhill MidAluminium, Bact11997
Firhill NorthAluminium, Bact11997
Firhill SouthAluminium, Bact11997
Firhill WestAluminium, Bact11997
FountainhallAluminium, Bact1, pH1995
GarletonAluminium, Bact11995
HarbuniheadBact11993
Harlaw/MarchbankBact11993

Region/Supply Zone

Standards not fully met

Compliance Date for Zone

HillendAluminium, Bact11997
HopesAluminium1995
KingslawAluminium, Bact11994
KinleithBact11993
LatchBact11993
Pateshill DirectAluminium, Bact11994
Pateshill DistrictAluminium, Bact11994
Pateshill LongridgeAluminium, Bact11994
PrestonTrihalomethanes1998
StobshielAluminium, pH1995
TorduffBact1, pH1993
TraprainAluminium, Bact11995
WaterstonAluminium, Bact1, Trihalomethanes1998
West MainsAluminium, Bact11994
WhittinghameAluminium, Bact11994

Orkney

Mainland North & WestAluminium1997
Mainland South & EastAluminium1994
Mainland, KirkwallAluminium1996
SandayAluminium1995
WestrayAluminium1994

Shetland

AithAluminium1995
Burra IsleAluminium1993
Gulberwick & QuarffAluminium1995
Reawick and SkeldAluminium1997
SandnessAluminium1996
SandwickManganese1994
South YellAluminium1992
WallsAluminium1996
WhalsayAluminium1996

Strathclyde

Airdrie (South), Calderbank, Coatbridge (South)Trihalomethanes1998
Alexandria, Bonhill, Renton, Balloch (Leven Valley)Trihalomethanes1999
ArdeerAluminium, Lead1993
Ardrishaig, LochgilpheadAluminium, Lead1995
Ardrossan & EnvironsAluminium1992
AyrAluminium1993
BailliestonTrihalomethanes1998
Bearsden, Faifley, Yoker, ClydebankAluminium1996
Bellshill, Mossend & HolytownTrihalomethanes1998
Blackwaterfoot, Shiskine, MachrieTrihalomethanes2002
Bowling, Bonhill, Old KilpatrickTrihalomethanes1998
Bowmore, Port Ellen (Islay)Aluminium1993
BrodickTrihalomethanes2000
Caldercruix & PlainsTrihalomethanes1998
CampbeltownAluminium1994
CarradaleAluminium1992
CatacolTrihalomethanes1997
ClachanAluminium1994
CoatbridgeTrihalomethanes1998
Craighouse (Jura)Trihalomethanes1999
Crookfur, Newton MearnsAluminium1995
Darvel ValleyAluminium, Trihalomethanes1993
DervaigTrihalomethanes1994
Dumbarton TownAluminium, Trihalomethanes1998
Furnace, MinardAluminium1994
Garelochhead, Rhu, RosneathTrihalomethanes2003
Girvan & Environs (South)Aluminium, Trihalomethanes1994
Girvan & Environs (North)Aluminium, Lead1993
Greenock TownAluminium, Trihalomethanes1996
Holyloch, Kilmun, Inellen & Dunoon & EnvironsAluminium1993
Inverary, Bridge of DouglasAluminium1994
Inverclyde WestAluminium, Trihalomethanes1996
IrvineAluminium, Lead1993
Kilbirnie (North)Aluminium, Trihalomethanes1992
Kilmarnock (North)Aluminium, Trihalomethanes1993
Kilmarnock (South)Aluminium, Lead1993
KilmaursAluminium, Trihalomethanes1993
KilmelfordTrihalomethanes1993
Kilmory (Lagg) SlidderyTrihalomethanes1998
LamlashTrihalomethanes1996
Lenzie, Millerston, Muirhead & SteppsTrihalomethanes1998
Motherwell (Loch Lomond Supply)Trihalomethanes1998

Region/ Supply Zone

Standards not fully met

Compliance Date for Zone

MuasdaleAluminium1992
MuirkirkTrihalomethanes2001
Neilston/UplawmoorAluminium1996
Newarthill (East)Trihalomethanes1998
Paisley (North)Trihalomethanes1998
Paisley (Town)Aluminium, Trihalomethanes1994
PirnmillTrihalomethanes1997
PrestwickAluminium, Lead1993
Renfrew East, Clarkston, Giffnock, North Mearns areaAluminium1995
Renfrewshire SouthAluminium1994
Renfrewshire WestTrihalomethanes1998
Ross of MullTrihalomethanes1994
RothesayAluminium1994
SaddellTrihalomethanes1998
Saltcoals & StevenstonAluminium, Lead1993
SkelmorlieAluminium, Trihalomethanes1995
Stewarton and EnvironsAluminium, Trihalomethanes1993
StrachurAluminium1995
TarbertAluminium1994
TayinloanTrihalomethanes1999
TayvallichTrihalomethanes2000
TobermoryAluminium1993
Troon, Dundonald (Kilwinning)Aluminium, Lead1993

Whitehouse

Trihalomethanes2001

Western Isles

LeverburghLead1997
North tonLead1997
RodelLead1997

1"Bact." = mircrobiological parameters.

Note: "Compliance dates" are latest dates by which all parameters in zones will comply. Individual parameters may comply earlier.