Government 3 Waters Review

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One of the key aspects of this announcement is that the Government intends to establish a new “watchdog” to oversee the standards for drinking water supply, and to ensure compliance. Clearly the intention is to require multi barrier protection, including mandatory disinfection. Exceptions are to be approved only in “appropriate circumstances”. This is intended to provide greater levels of assurance to water consumers that water is treated to the standard required to protect human health.

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