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Better bathing waters: meeting the challenges of the revised Bathing Water Directive in Scotland

Published: 24 Mar 2006

A report by the Scottish Executive Environment Group outlining our bathing water strategy for Scotland.

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25 page PDF

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Contents
Better bathing waters: meeting the challenges of the revised Bathing Water Directive in Scotland
Annex A: A timetable for implementation

25 page PDF

483.4 kB

Annex A: A timetable for implementation

Year

Date

Activity

2006

1 April

Controlled Activities Regulations come into effect

Bathing season

Trial of flexible sampling regime

2007

March

Draft regulations produced and consultation commences

October

Consultation on regulations completed

End

Regulations laid before Parliament

Interim report into significant water management issues

2008

24 March

Deadline for transposition of Directive into national law

31 March

Funding for Bathing Water Review Panel ceases

May

First identification of bathing water list

May

First definition of length of bathing season

May

First establishment of monitoring calendar

Mid

Consultation on draft River Basin Management Plan

General Binding Rules for agriculture applied

2009

December

First River Basin Management Plan published

2011

February

Deadline for establishing bathing water profiles

2012

Bathing season

Start of four-year assessment period for first classification

2013

Bathing season

Deadline for first dissemination of information in Article 12.1-2

Review of bathing water list

2014

1 April

Start of Quality & Standards 4 investment period for Scottish Water

2015

September

First classification against standards of new Directive

September

All bathing waters to be of at least sufficient standard

December

Second River Basin Management Plan published


Contact

Email: EQCAT@gov.scot

Phone: 0131 244 0205

Post:
Environmental Quality Division
Scottish Government
Area 3H (south)
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ