Implementing the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003: Updating environmental standards for the water environment

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Closes 11 Dec 2020

Questions

1. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 4 of the consultation document to update the river fish statistical assessment method?
2. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 5 of the consultation document to update the river phytobenthos assessment method?
3. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 6 of the consultation document for a new loch fish (eDNA) assessment method?
4. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 7 of the consultation document to update the loch morphology bank protection assessment method?
5. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 8 of the consultation document to the introduction of spatial standards for fish barrier assessment?
6. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 9.1 of the consultation document to update river flow standards to include artificially increased flows in high hydrological status waterbodies?
7. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 9.2 of the consultation document to update river flow standards to allow for short term flow deviation?
8. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 10 of the consultation document for a new nitrogen standard for lochs?
9. Do you agree with our proposal in Section 11 of the consultation document to update the invasive non-native species list?