MOWI Scotland Limited: Soay Sound CAR Application

Closed 31 Mar 2022

Opened 17 Feb 2022

Results updated 26 Jul 2022

SEPA granted the variation (VAR01) to CAR/L/1004053 on 18 May 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 31 March 2022.

Application details

We received an application from MOWI Scotland Limited, on 16 December 2021 for a variation to an existing permit CAR/L/1004053.

The application form provided by the applicant is available below.

Form G
Site Plan
Environmental Monitoring Plan
Supporting Information
Hydrographic Report ID81
Hydrographic Report ID233

The applicant has placed an advert in the national and local press. You have until 31 March 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:
    • organic matter.

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

SEPA did not receive any representations during the consultation period.


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


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