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Australian Government Department of the Environment Guidelines for Water Recycling

Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks (Phase 1) provides a generic 'framework for management of recycled water quality and use' that applies to all combinations of recycled water and end uses. It also provides specific guidance on the use of treated sewage and greywater for purposes other than drinking and environmental flows.

Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks (2162 KB)

Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Augmentation of Drinking Water Supplies (Phase 2) extends the guidance given in Phase 1 on the planned use of recycled water (treated sewage and stormwater) to augment drinking water supplies. The document focuses on the source of water, initial treatment processes and blending of recycled water with drinking water sources.

Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Augmentation of Drinking Water Supplies Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Augmentation of Drinking Water Supplies (937 KB)