Data, measured at the water source, on the quality of water is essential for both the delivery of services and the prevention of diseases. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data should be available on level of the following chemicals by water source and be updated at least weekly:

  • fecal coliform
  • arsenic
  • fluoride levels
  • nitrates
  • TDS (Total dissolved solids)

Data Location

Comments all government website sub-domains and statutory bodies websites are actually subject to the standardised national OGL (with the potential exception of maps and postcodes due to contractual uncertainty over dataset supply to Royal Mail PAF and Ordnance Survey despite copyright holder status) but not all website footers have been amended -- and simply not the highest priority in any overloaded and staff capped public sector IT department

area specific water quality results are available on demand by telephone or email

extensive data on equally important bathing water quality:

Reviewer comments

This submission is correct.

Data Availability

  • Y Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • N Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Nisha Thompson
Submitters   Graeme Jones
Last modified   Fri Sep 18 2015 10:39:20 GMT+0000 (UTC)