MOWI Scotland Limited: Sconser Quarry MPFF CAR Application

Closed 1 Apr 2022

Opened 22 Feb 2022

Results updated 26 Jul 2022

SEPA granted the Permit CAR/L/1157209 on 20 July 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 1 April 2022.

Application details

We received an application from MOWI Scotland Limited, on 18 January 2022 for a variation to an existing permit CAR/L/1157209.

The application form provided by the applicant is available below.

Form G
Sconser Quarry Bath Modelling Report
Sconser Quarry ID132 Hydrographic Report
Sconser Quarry ID339 Hydrographic Report
Caol Mor Hydrodynamic Modelling Description

The applicant has placed an advert in the national and local press. You have until 1 April 2022 to submit your views.  

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:
    • medicine residues.

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 22 February 2022 and 1 April 2022.

Sconser Quarry MPFF Representations Extract - redacted

SEPA issued a letter outling the proposed determination to everyone who made a representation on 20 June 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