We want to know what you think about our plans to consolidate the current rules on bottled drinking water.
This update will also:
ease burdens on businesses by removing a national requirement which no longer has a scientific evidence base
change the way offences are enforced, allowing Local Authorities to take a more proportionate approach
apply new requirements for businesses to test and monitor for radioactive substances in bottled drinking water
The new regulations will come into force in early January 2016 and will apply in England only. Separate regulations will be made in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These regulations will replace the current regulations.