§ Ms. Walley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment which of the 31 water supplies subject to306W action programmes agreed by his Department now comply with the European Community drinking water directive limiting the levels of aluminium in the water supply; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Moynihan
Two of the 31 drinking water supplies subject to remedial programmes for aluminium now comply with the European Community drinking water directive. These are Tunstall (Northumbrian water authority) and parts of Halifax served by Thrum Hall treatment works (Yorkshire water authority).
Most of the remaining 29 supplies should comply by 1990.