MOWI Scotland Limited: Loch Hourn CAR Application

Closed 18 Mar 2022

Opened 10 Feb 2022

Results updated 30 Aug 2022

SEPA granted the Permit CAR/L/1105276 on 24 August 2022


It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted.

If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 18 March 2022.

Application details

We received an application from MOWI Scotland Limited, on 8 December 2021 for a variation to an existing permit CAR/L/1105276.

The application form provided by the applicant is available below. 

Form A
Form G
Site Charts and Coordinates
Hydrographic Data Reports
Waste Solids NewDepomod Modelling Report
Azamethiphos Bath Modelling Report
Hydrodynamic Model Description
BathAuto Report
Environmental Monitoring Plan
Medicine Minimisation Statement
Habitat Assessment Survey
Video Survey

The following further information was recieved after the advertising period ended

Further information



The applicant has placed an advert in the national and local press. You have until 18 March 2022 to submit your objections.  

Why your views matter

This is your opportunity to let us know about any risks you believe the development will have on:

  • the water environment, including potential impacts to marine life;
  • the interests of users of the water environment, resulting from the proposed increased discharge of:
    • organic matter;
    • medicine residues;
    • other chemical emissions.

Your comments will be published unless you ask us not to, in which case we’ll publish a note saying that we received a response but have not made it publicly available.

What happens next

The following document is a list of representations made between 10 February 2022 and 18 March 2022.

Loch Hourn - Representations Extract - redacted

SEPA issued a letter outlining the proposed determination to everyone who made a representation on 28 July 2022, providing these people with the opportunity to notify Scottish Ministers of any objections to the decision.



  • Local Authorities
  • Responsible Authorities
  • Fisheries
  • Aquaculture
  • Public
  • Water
  • Local community


  • Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) regulations: finfish aquaculture
  • Permit application