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Title: Regulation of real time control in urban drainage systems (555/4/NY) : draft project record
Author: I.T. Clifforde
Author: E.J. Gill
Author: W.D. Williams
Document Type: Monograph
This Project Record accompanies R and D Note 555 3 NY which has identified the issues pertinent to the regulation of Real Tune Control schemes for urban drainage systems and suggested actions and research to allow effective consents to be set for such systems. The Water Service Companies are increasingly considering the use of active control of urban drainage systems as a means of meeting environmental obligations at least cost. It is assumed that, in principle, the NRA wants to support this trend on the basis of securing the greatest possible environmental benefit from the available financial resources. This being so, certain technical and policy issues need to be addressed by the NRA. The Note briefly reviews current consenting practice to highlight areas of inadequacy for RTC schemes. Experience of RTC systems to date is reviewed on a national and international basis and is found to provide very limited guidance on how effective regulation can be exercised within the regulatory framework for England and Wales.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1995
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: SewageDrainage systemsWater industryEnvironmental standardsRegulationsRisk management
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 25
Total file downloads: 281

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