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Jersey Water (FOI)

Jersey Water (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 31 December 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Can you please tell me the following in relation to Jersey Water:


How many individuals are employed by Jersey Water? 


What number of people hold what position? 


How many vehicles are in the fleet of Jersey Water?


What are the roles and responsibilities of each vehicle in the fleet of Jersey Water?


What percentage of Jersey Water is Government owned? 


A, B, C, D

The Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 gives a right to request information that is held in recorded form, unless exempt. Jersey Water is not a Scheduled Public Authority and this information is not held by the Government of Jersey. Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies. 

Some of this information is contained within the Jersey Water Annual Report and Accounts, which can be found here on page 68.

Jersey Water Annual Report 2021 (


The information requested is held by the Government of Jersey but it is also accessible to the applicant by other means therefore Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied.

Please see the above link on page 52.

Articles applied

Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a) it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b) it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.

Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means

Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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