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Water quality

Drinking water

Guidelines related to the regulation of drinking water.

Recycled and non-drinking water

Guidelines for recycled and non-drinking (non-potable) 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.

Last updated: 29 March 2017

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.