This accessibility statement applies to meridianwater.co.uk.
This site aims to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG 2.1). These guidelines are the internationally recognised standards for building a good, accessible website. To ensure everyone has a good user experience we have additional accessibility features, this includes:
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
The following links have details on how you can turn on and change accessibility settings on different browsers:
Most smartphones and tablets have accessibility functions. These are normally found under Settings. These functions will allow you to change things like your font style, font size, and screen brightness, as well as offering ‘text to speech’ options. Features will be different depending upon the make of your mobile device.
AbilityNet has further advice on how to make adjustments to your device easier to use.
Our website is designed to be compliant with WCAG 2.1 AA guidance. However, some areas of the site, or sites related to enfield.gov.uk may not meet AA requirements.
We may have PDFs published on the website which some users may not have full access to. Non-accessible content with some PDFs include alternative text not being applied to all images and bookmarks not applied to all documents.
Some users may not be able to access maps we have on the site if using screen readers, where this is the case addresses will be provided.
We cannot guarantee that the site will work fully on older versions of assistive technology.
We link to third party applications and external websites. We cannot guarantee that they are AA compliant, including on social media sites.
To ensure that our website is accessible, we work with our website supplier to test, fix and improve accessibility issues using industry standard tools. The language used on the site will, where possible, be concise, easy to understand and free from jargon, abbreviations and technical terms.
If you are having any difficulty accessing information on the website, you can contact the council by:
We can also provide a British Sign Language interpreter if it is needed. The British Sign Language interpreter can contact Enfield Council staff on your behalf to help with any enquires you may have. Although we will try to provide the same interpreter, this is not always possible. To find out more about accessing an interpreter.
If you have problems using this site or would like to suggest any changes, complete our feedback form. It would be helpful if you could tell us:
The full name of the accessibility regulations is the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. Further details about accessibility requirements for public sector bodies are available on the GOV.UK website.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your query, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
This statement was last updated on November 16th, 2021 and will be updated annually in accordance with Government guidelines.