Safe Drinking Water
Safe drinking water is essential for our survival. Maintaining a safer drinking water supply is therefore crucial to good health.
The Safe Water Drinking Act 2011 aims to improve the protection of drinking water quality by providing direction to supplier s of our water.
Read more about the Safe Water Drinking Act 2011
Private Water Supplies
Private water supplies are not covered under the legislation and every household with a private supply such as a rainwater tank or on site bore should ensure the safety of their water.
Read more about rainwater tanks
Bore Water Safety
Bore water may be contaminated and unsafe to use. It should never be used for drinking, cooking, watering edible plants or filling up swimming pools unless it has been tested by a specialist laboratory.
Read more about bore water safety