No. S 35
Environmental Public Health Act
(Chapter 95)
Environmental Public Health (Quality of Piped Drinking Water) Regulations 2008
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 80 and 111 of the Environmental Public Health Act, the National Environment Agency, with the approval of the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Public Health (Quality of Piped Drinking Water) Regulations 2008 and shall come into operation on 1st August 2008.
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“code of practice” means a code of practice issued or approved by the Director-General under regulation 4;
“parameter” means any property, characteristic, element, contaminant, substance or organism that is referred to in the Schedule;
“piped drinking water” means piped water for human consumption but does not include piped water for human consumption that is supplied solely to the Public Utilities Board;
“supplier” means any person who sells or supplies piped drinking water through a system of supply that uses a water treatment plant and a distribution network main connected to the service pipes or storage tanks in any area or to any premises;
“water safety plan” means a plan describing the risk assessment and risk management measures that are or are to be used in order to minimise the likelihood of any piped drinking water failing to comply with the standards specified in the Schedule;
“water sampling plan” means a plan containing information regarding the sampling and testing of piped drinking water, including —
(a)the parameters to be tested;
(b)the test methods to be used;
(c)the frequency of the tests;
(d)the sampling locations;
(e)the sampling protocol;
(f)the submission of samples of the piped drinking water to an approved testing laboratory for analysis; and
(g)such other information as may be required by the Director-General;
“water treatment plant” means a plant that produces piped drinking water.
Made this 29th day of January 2008.
National Environment Agency,
[NEA/LD/39/14.v1; AG/LEG/SL/95/2002/1 Vol. 4]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 111(4) of the Environmental Public Health Act).