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Water quality

Drinking water

Guidelines related to the regulation of drinking water.

Pools, spas and other recreational water bodies

Guidelines for public swimming pools and spa pools.

Water contaminants and public health risks

Resources and information about some 'common' water quality related health risks.

Water testing

Learn about the tests our public health laboratories conduct on water samples to ensure they are safe.

Recycled water

Guidelines and information about supplying and using recycled water in Queensland.

Last updated: 14 January 2020

Safe water following a disaster

Be aware of possible issues with drinking water supplies following natural disaster events such as floods or cyclones. Find out about safe drinking water and what to do if you need to restore a rainwater tank (PDF 113 kB).