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Drinking water quality: monitoring safety and quality of spring water and bottled drinking water

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We received 10 responses to this consultation. The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 came into force on 6 April 2018.

Original consultation


Seeking views on implementing the EU Directive 2015/1787 on the safety and quality of spring water and bottled drinking water.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think about plans to introduce risk-based sampling for monitoring the quality and safety of spring and bottled drinking water. These proposals would implement the measures in EU directive 2015/1787.

We’re also proposing to update the current methods of analysis.

Published 14 December 2017
Last updated 17 May 2018 + show all updates
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