Water

Waterbirds, Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory


Legislation

  • State Law Publisher
    • Conservation and Land Management Act 1984
    • Country Areas Water Supply Act 1947
    • Country Towns Sewerage Act 1948
    • Environmental Protection Act 1986
    • Environmental Protection Regulations 1987
    • Environmental Protection (Unauthorised Discharges) Regulations 2004
    • Explosives and Dangerous Goods Act 1961
    • Explosives and Dangerous Goods Regulations 1992
    • Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA Act 1998
    • Health Act 1911
    • Health Act (Underground Water Supply) Regulations 1959
    • Metropolitan Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Act 1909
    • Rights in Water and Irrigation Act 1914
    • Rights in Water and Irrigation Regulations 2000
    • Rights in Water and Irrigation (Construction and Alteration of Wells) Regulations 1963
    • Soil and Land Conservation Act 1945
    • Soil and Land Conservation Regulations 1992
    • Swan River Trust Act 1988
    • Town Planning and Development Act 1928
    • Waterways Conservation Act 1956
    • Waterways Conservation Regulations 1981

 


Standards – Australian

  • AS/NZS 5667.1:1998 Water quality – Sampling – Guidance on the Design of Sampling Programs, Sampling Techniques and the Preservation and Handling of Samples
  • AS/NZS 5667.4:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on Sampling from Lakes, Natural and Man-Made
  • AS/NZS 5667.5:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on Sampling of Drinking Water and Water Used for Food and Beverage Processing
  • AS/NZS 5667.6:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on Sampling of Rivers and Streams
  • AS/NZS 5667.7:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on Sampling of Water and Steam in Boiler Plants
  • AS/NZS 5667.8:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on the Sampling of Wet Deposition
  • AS/NZS 5667.9:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on Sampling from Marine waters
  • AS/NZS 5667.10:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on Sampling of Waste waters
  • AS/NZS 5667.11:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on Sampling of Groundwaters
  • AS/NZS 5667.12:1999 Water Quality – Sampling – Guidance on Sampling of Bottom Sediments

Standards – International

  • ISO 5667-1:2006 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 1: Guidance on the Design of Sampling Programmes and Sampling Techniques
  • ISO 5667-3:2003 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 3:Guidance on the Preservation and Handling of Water Samples
  • ISO 5667-4:1987 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 4: Guidance on Sampling from Lakes, Natural and Man-Made
  • ISO 5667-5:2006 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 5: Guidance on Sampling of Drinking Water from Treatment Works and piped distribution systems
  • ISO 5667-6:2005 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 6: Guidance on Sampling of Rivers and Streams
  • ISO 5667-7:1993 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 7: Guidance on Sampling of Water and Steam in Boiler Plants
  • ISO 5667-8:1993 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 8: Guidance on the Sampling of Wet Deposition
  • ISO 5667-9:1992 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 9: Guidance on Sampling from Marine Waters
  • ISO 5667-10:1992 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 10: Guidance on Sampling of Waste Waters
  • ISO 5667-11:1993 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 11: Guidance on Sampling of Groundwaters
  • ISO 5667-12:1995 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 12: Guidance on Sampling of Bottom Sediments
  • ISO 5667-13:1997 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 13: Guidance on Sampling of Sludges from Sewage and Water Treatment Works
  • ISO 5667-14:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 14: Guidance on Quality Assurance of Environmental Water Sampling and Handling
  • ISO 5667-15:1999 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 15: Guidance on Preservation and Handling of Sludge and Sediment Samples
  • ISO 5667-16:1998 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 16: Guidance on Biotesting of Samples
  • ISO 5667-17:2000 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 17: Guidance on Sampling of Suspended Sediments
  • ISO 5667-18:2001 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 18: Guidance on Sampling of Groundwater at Contaminated Sites
  • ISO 5667-19:2004 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 19: Guidance on Sampling of Marine Sediments
  • ISO 5667-20:2008 Water Quality – Sampling – Part 20: Guidance on the Use of Sampling Data for Decision Making – Compliance with Thresholds and Classification Systems

Standards – Other

  • AS/NZS 2031:2001 Selection of containers and preservation of water samples for microbiological analysis
  • AS 2368:1990 Test Pumping of Water Wells

 


Guidelines

  • DotE National Water Quality Management Strategy
    • Policies and Process for Water Quality Management
      • Water Quality Management – An Outline of the Policies
      • Policies and Principles – A Reference Document
      • Implementation Guidelines
    • Water Quality Benchmarks
      • Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality
      • Guidelines for Managing Risks in Recreational Water
      • Australian Drinking Water Guidelines
      • Australian Guidelines for Water Quality Monitoring and Reporting
    • Groundwater Management
      • Guidelines for Groundwater Protection
    • Diffuse and Point Sources
      • Rural Land Uses and Water Quality – A Community Resource Document
      • Guidelines for Urban Stormwater Management
    • Guidelines for Sewerage Systems
      • Effluent Management
      • Acceptance of Trade Waste (Industrial Waste)
      • Sludge (Biosolids) Management
      • Use of Reclaimed Water
      • Sewerage System Overflows
    • Effluent Management
      • Dairy Sheds
      • Dairy Processing Plants
      • Intensive Piggeries
      • Aqueous Wool Scouring and Carbonising
      • Tanning and Related Industries in Australia
      • Australian Wineries and Distilleries
    • Water Recycling
      • A Guide to the National Guidelines for Water Recycling – National Water Quality Management Strategy: Overview of the Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks
      • Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks (Phase 1)
      • Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks (Phase 2) – Augmentation of Drinking Water Supplies
      • Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks – Stormwater Harvesting and Reuse
      • Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks – Managed Aquifer Recharge
  • DoW Stormwater Management Manual
  • DoW Water Quality Protection Guidelines
    • Mining & Mineral Processing: Acid Mine Drainage
    • Mining & Mineral Processing: Installation of Groundwater Monitoring Bores
    • Mining & Mineral Processing: Liners for Waste Containment
    • Mining & Mineral Processing: Mechanical Servicing & Workshop Facilities
    • Mining & Mineral Processing: Mine Dewatering
    • Mining & Mineral Processing: Minesite Stormwater
    • Mining & Mineral Processing: Minesite Water Quality Monitoring
    • Mining & Mineral Processing: Tailings Facilities
    • Water Quality Management in Mining and Mineral Processing: An Overview
    • AST in Public Drinking Areas
    • Groundwater Monitoring Bores
    • Biosolids
  • DoW Better Urban Water Management Guidance Notes
    • Guidance Note 1: Overview of the Better Urban Water Management
    • Guidance Note 2: Water Management Reports in the Land Planning Process
    • Guidance Note 3: Preparation and Assessment of Water Management Reports
    • Guidance Note 4: Resources and Support Provided by the Department of Water
    • Guidance Note 5: The Role of Local Government
    • Guidance Note 6: Identifying and Establishing Waterways Foreshore Areas
    • Guidance Note 7: Managing the Hydrology and Hydrogeology of Water Dependent Ecosystems in Urban Development
  • DoW Water Quality Protection Notes
    • Water Quality Protection Notes: List of Topics
    • WQPN 1: Agricultural – Dry Land Crops Near Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 2: Aquaculture
    • WQPN 6: Vegetation Buffers to Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 7: Chemical Blending
    • WQPN 9: Community Drinking Water Sources – Protection and Management
    • WQPN 10: Contaminant Spills – Emergency Response
    • WQPN 12: Dairy Processing Plants
    • WQPN 13: Dewatering of Soils at Construction Sites
    • WQPN 15: Extractive Industries Near Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 17: Floriculture Activities Near Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 19: Hydroponic Plant Growing
    • WQPN 20: General Heavy Industry
    • WQPN 21: Iron Staining Caused by Irrigation Systems
    • WQPN 22: Irrigation With Nutrient Rich Wastewater
    • WQPN 23: Laboratories
    • WQPN 24: Landfilling With Inert Materials
    • WQPN 25: Land Use Compatibility in PDWSA
    • WQPN 26: Liners for Containing Pollutants Using Synthetic Membranes
    • WQPN 27: Liners for Containing Pollutants Using Engineered Soils
    • WQPN 28: Mechanical Servicing and Workshops
    • WQPN 30: Groundwater Monitoring Bores
    • WQPN 31: Sub-Soil Monitor Drains and Water Recovery Sumps
    • WQPN 32: Nurseries and Garden Centres
    • WQPN 33: Nutrient and Irrigation Management Plans
    • WQPN 34: Orchards Near Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 35: Pastoral Activities within Rangelands
    • WQPN 36: Protecting PDWSA
    • WQPN 39: Ponds for Stabilising Organic Matter
    • WQPN 41: Private Drinking Water Supplies
    • WQPN 42: Radiator Repair and Reconditioning
    • WQPN 44: Roads Near Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 47: Pest Control Depots
    • WQPN 48: Water Supplies for Rural Lots (Non-Potable Use)
    • WQPN 49: Service Stations
    • WQPN 50: Soil Amendment Using Industrial By-Products to Improve Fertility
    • WQPN 51: Industrial Wastewater Management and Disposal
    • WQPN 52: Stormwater Management at Industrial Sites
    • WQPN 53: Dam Construction and Operation in Rural Areas
    • WQPN 54: Rezoinng and Subdivision of Land in PDWSA
    • WQPN 55: Swimming Pools
    • WQPN 56: Tanks for Elevated Chemical Storage
    • WQPN 58: Tanks for Temporary Elevated Chemical Storage
    • WQPN 60: Tanks for Mobile Fuel Storage in PDWSA
    • WQPN 61: Tanks for Ground Level Chemical Storage
    • WQPN 62: Tanks for Underground Chemical Storage
    • WQPN 64: Tanks – Closure of Underground Storage
    • WQPN 65: Toxic and Hazardous Substances – Storage and Use
    • WQPN 67: Outdoor Events in PDWSA
    • WQPN 68: Mechanical Equipment Washdown
    • WQPN 70: Wastewater TReatment – Onsite Domestic Systems
    • WQPN 73: Wineries and Distilleries
    • WQPN 75: Proclaimed PDWSA
    • WQPN 76: Land Use Planning in PDWSA
    • WQPN 77: Risk Assessment of PDWSA
    • WQPN 78: Australian Drinking Water Guidelines – An Overview
    • WQPN 79: Rural Restaurants, Cafes and Taverns
    • WQPN 80: Stockyards
    • WQPN 81: Tracks and Trails Near Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 82: Bridle Trails Near Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 83: Infrastructure Corridors Near Sensitive Water Resources
    • WQPN 84: Rehabilitation of Disturbed Land in PDWSA
    • WQPN 87: Identification, Assessment and Protection of PDWSA
    • WQPN 88: Rural Tourist Accomodation
    • WQPN 89: Remote Drinking Water Sources – Self-Supplied Indigenous Communities
    • WQPN 93: Light Industry Near Sensitive Waters
    • WQPN 96: Pest Animal Management in PDSWA
    • WQPN 98: Rural Abattoirs
    • WQPN 99: Cooling Tower Wastewater Management and Disposal
    • WQPN 100: Motor Sport Facilities
    • WQPN 101: Tropical Aquaculture
    • WQPN 104: Aerial Spraying of Crops with Pesticides
    • WQPN 108: PDSWA of Western Australia – A Register of Drinking Water Catchments in Each Local Government
    • WQPN 111: Landfills for Disposal of Putrescible Materials
  • DoH Recycled Water Guidelines and Publications
    • Guidelines for the Non-Potable Uses of Recycled Water in Western Australia
    • Microbial Analysis – Recycled Water and Biosolids Sampling
    • Recycled Water Sampling Techniques
    • Tankered Recycled Water Supply Policy
    • Non-Potable Water Warning Signs
    • Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling
    • Warning Signs
    • Guidance Note for Wash Down Facilities Using Recycled Water
    • Recycled Water Quality Management Plan Template
    • Recycling Schemes Application Form
  • Other Guidelines
  • Policies

 


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