Title: United Kingdom Water Act 2003

Languages: English

Type: Document

Region: Europe and Central Asia

Country: United Kingdom

Sectors: Water and Sanitation

Topics: Procurement

Keywords: Legal Framework, Legal issues, Preparation, Procurement, Implementation, Water meter


Document Summary:

An Act to amend the Water Resources Act 1991 and the Water Industry Act 1991; to make provision with respect to compensation under section 61 of the Water Resources Act 1991; to provide for the establishment and  functions of the Water Services Regulation Authority and the Consumer Council for Water, and for the abolition of the office of Director General of Water Services; to make provision in connection with land drainage and flood defence; to amend the Reservoirs Act 1975; to make provision about contaminated land so far as it relates to the pollution of controlled waters; to confer on the Coal Authority functions in relation to the discharge of water from coal mines; to extend the functions of the Environment Agency in relation to the Rivers Esk, Sark and Tweed and their tributaries so far as they are in England; to repeal section 1 of the Metropolis Water Act 1852; and for connected purposes.  

Document Details:

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Updated: October 25, 2021