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    Accessibility Statement For Defra Data Services Platform



    This accessibility statement applies to the Defra Data Services Platform (https://environment.data.gov.uk/) and the web applications that are hosted on it. The statement covers the following:

    • Defra Data Services Platform
    • Defra Data Services Forum
    • Registration
    • APIs and App Gallery
    • Linked Data Services:
      • Asset Data Requirements Library
      • Asset Information
      • Bathing Water Explorer
      • Catchment Data Explorer
      • Drinking Water (Check for Zones)
      • Ecology and Fish Data Explorer
      • Flood Plan Explorer
      • Hydrology
      • Public Registers Online
      • Rainfall Demonstrator
      • Reservoir Flood Maps
      • Rural Payments Agency Land
      • Tide Gauge Readings
      • Water Quality Data Archive

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    How accessible this website is

    We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible. Skip to the non-accessible content section to read more.

    Feedback and contact information

    If you need information on this website in a different format please contact us using the following details:

    Reporting accessibility problems with this website

    We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please use our forum https://support.environment.data.gov.uk/hc/en-gb/requests/new.

    Enforcement procedure

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

    Technical information about this website’s accessibility

    Defra is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

    Compliance status

    This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

    Non-accessible content

    What we’re doing to improve accessibility

    We have checked a representative sample of pages from across the Defra Data Services Platform and created an accessibility roadmap to help us prioritise the features we need to work on next.

    The representative sample of pages was chosen so that we could check the accessibility of core content and functionality of each main part of the website.

    Preparation of this accessibility statement

    This statement was prepared on 23 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 10 March 2023.

    This website was last tested on 01 March 2023. The test was carried out by Defra.

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