Drinking Water Quality Guidelines - Tasmania


You are required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to supply water for human consumption. This does not include packaged water (bottled water and packaged ice). These guidelines provide rules to ensure that the supply of drinking water is done in a manner that does not pose a threat to public health.

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 is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Public Health Services

Contact details

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Public Health Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Toll Free: 1800 671 738
Phone: 1300 135 513
Email: public.health@dhhs.tas.gov.au