Sampling for water pollution

The Court of Appeal has provided a second ruling interpreting provisions of the Water Resources Act 1991 concerning sampling procedures to go with its judgement in the CPC case (see above). The decision will be equally welcomed by the National Eivers Authority (NRA), and illustrates the reluctance of the courts to be unduly dominated by an over-literal interpretation of legislation which might prejudice effective pollution law enforcement.

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