No. S 156
Environmental Public Health Act
Environmental Public Health
(Water Suitable for Drinking) Regulations 2019
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 111 of the Environmental Public Health Act, the National Environment Agency, with the approval of the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the Environmental Public Health (Water Suitable for Drinking) Regulations 2019 and come into operation on 25 March 2019.
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“code of practice” means the Code of Practice on Drinking Water Sampling and Safety Plans issued by the Director‑General as at 25 March 2019;
“parameter” means any property, characteristic, element, contaminant, substance or organism that is mentioned in the Schedule;
“water safety plan” means a plan describing the risk assessment and risk management measures that are or are to be used to minimise the likelihood of any water suitable for drinking being polluted or unwholesome;
“water sampling plan” means a plan containing information on the sampling and testing of water, including —
(a)the sampling location;
(b)the sampling protocol;
(c)the frequency of sampling;
(d)the parameters to be tested; and
(e)the test methods to be used;
“WSSP water provider” means a water provider to whom Part 3 applies.
Made on 19 March 2019.
National Environment Agency,
[NEA/LD/42/ V. 1; AG/LEGIS/SL/95/2015/3 Vol. 2]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 111(4) of the Environmental Public Health Act).