Enforcement Authority

Enforcement AuthorityResponsible for maintaining a register of all reservoirs subject to the Reservoirs Act 1975 and for enforcing provisions for reservoir safety, such as the appointment of Supervising/Inspecting Engineers and the carrying out of recommendations in the interests of safety made by an Inspecting Engineer. In England and Wales, the Enforcement Authority role is carried out by the Environment Agency, and their staff come from a variety of backgrounds that include Civil Engineering, Geography, Ecology and Law. Click here to see a typical short CV of an Enforcement Authority Officer.
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