Australian guidelines on recycled water.
Phase 1 of the Australian guidelines focuses on:
Phase 2 of the Australian guidelines address augmentation of drinking water supplies, stormwater harvesting and re-use and managed aquifer recharge.
The publications are:
The Australian guidelines provide a risk management framework for beneficial and sustainable management of water recycling systems. This approach is similar to that used in the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (2004) and allows flexibility and opportunity to tailor requirements to different circumstances at regional and local levels.
The Australian guidelines are not mandatory and have no formal legal status in themselves.
The water recycling systems addressed in the guidelines are regulated by States/Territories, and application of the framework may vary across jurisdictions depending on the arrangements for water and wastewater management.