Water Regulation Zones

Default

Title
Water Regulation Zones
Alternate title
Regulation Zones
Alternate title
Water Supply Zones
Date ( Creation )
Date ( Revision )
Identifier
www.gov.scot / SG_WaterRegulationZones

Abstract
Water Supply Zones represent the extend of the area supplied by Scotland's water authority (Scottish Water). These zones represent the extent of the drinking water supply in a given area. The dataset is created new for each calendar year and remains fixed until the next year. The year is also known as the Reporting Year. Each water supply zone must not have a total population greater than 100,000. The water authority must also supply the full name, a unique reference number and a population supplied for each zone.

Owner

Scottish Government - Data Strategy Manager ( Drinking Water Quality )
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH6 6QQ
United Kingdom

Publisher

annually
GEMET - INSPIRE themes, version 1.0 ( Theme )
  • Area management/restriction/regulation zones and reporting units
IPSV - Integrated Public Sector Vocabulary, version 2
  • Water resources
Keywords
  • Water supply
otherRestrictions
Other constraints
No limitations on public access
Use limitation
Open Government Licence
Use limitation
The following attribution statement must be used to acknowledge the source of the information: Copyright Scottish Government, contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right (insert year)
Use limitation
The dataset is complete for Scotland. However, care should be taken as not all properties that may be situated within the zone areas will be supplied by the water authority.
Denominator
10000
eng
Topic category
  • Utilities communication
Geographic identifier
GB-SCT

Title
ISO 3166-2
Date ( Revision )

N
S
E
W
Supplemental Information

The Water Supply (Water Quality) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 ( http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2001/207/made )

Reference system identifier
EPSG / OSGB 1936 / British National Grid (EPSG:27700) / 7.4

Distribution format
  • WMS ( 1.3.0 )

  • WFS ( 2.0.0 )

  • ESRI REST ( 1.0 )

  • ESRI Shapefile ( 1.0 )

dataset
Statement
The dataset is created and updated by the Scotland's water authority (Scottish Water) each year. It is a requirement of The Water Supply (Water Quality) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 that they submit the dataset new each year. The areas in the dataset represents the extent of the underground water pipe network. The dataset is managed by the Drinking Water Quality team within the Scottish Government. Attributes included within the dataset are as follows: SITEREF: Unique identifier given to each of the 298 zones. SITENAME: Descriptive name for the area the zones supplies. POPULATION: Number of people supplied by the zone.

gmd:MD_Metadata

File identifier
baba147a-09cd-4dd3-9955-6d3ae7bc88a3 metadataInXML
engdataset
Hierarchy level name
dataset
Date stamp
Metadata standard name
UK GEMINI
Metadata standard version
2.2

Point of contact

Scottish Government - Data Strategy Manager ( Drinking Water Quality )
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH6 6QQ
United Kingdom