Water quality management system

Water quality management system

WaterNSW has developed a Water Quality Management System. It takes a systematic and consistent approach to managing the whole supply chain from source to consumer based on the values, principles and systems recommended by the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (2011).

The system consists of actions under 12 elements of water quality management:

  • Commitment to drinking water quality management
  • Assessment of the drinking water supply system
  • Preventive measures
  • Operational procedures and process control
  • Verification of drinking water quality
  • Management of incidents and emergencies
  • Employee awareness and training
  • Community involvement and awareness
  • Research and development
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Evaluation and audits
  • Review and continual improvement


Wednesday 13 November
1,213,756 ML
2,596,150 ML
9,589 ML
1,370 ML
-12,887 ML
Wednesday 13 November