Australian Drinking Water Guidelines - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you are using or administering agricultural or veterinary chemicals that may have the potential to contaminate drinking water.

These guidelines provide a basis for determining the quality of water to be supplied to consumers in all parts of Australia. They provide a framework for good management of drinking water supplies that will assure safety at point of use.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Agriculture
Agvet Chemicals

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1995 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2012 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Chemicals Coordinator
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Agriculture
Agvet Chemicals


Operating address:
165 Westbury Road
Prospect, Tasmania 7250

Phone:

03 6777 2133
Stuart.Bowman@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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