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Premises that serve the public and use an independent source of water, such as bore water or rainwater, are required to comply with the NSW Public Health Act 2010 and the NSW Public Health Regulation 2012. This includes caravan parks, camp grounds, food premises and other businesses that supply water and/or food to their customers.

Under the Act and Regulation these premises are required to develop a Quality Assurance Program to ensure that all water supplied meets the requirements of the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines and the relevant Act and Regulation.

Further Information
  • NSW Health have developed the NSW Private Water Supply Guidelines to help private water suppliers meet the Quality Assurance Program provisions of the NSW Public Health Act 2010 and the Public Health regulation 2012.
  • There is a template available from NSW Health that a private water supplier may use to develop a Quality Assurance Program.

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