Integrated Catchment Management

Drinking-water standards for New Zealand

Year of Publication : 2005 
Region: (e.g. Canterbury or NZ-wide) NZ-wide
Description: From website:
The Drinking-water Standards for New Zealand 2005 contains comprehensive information for owners and operators to assist in the management of public and private drinking-water suppliers and we strongly encourage you to become familiar with all aspects of them.

The Standards will be complemented by a companion document, the Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality Management for New Zealand (, which provides information on how the Standards are determined and explanations and guidance to assist in the management of drinking-water supplies. These have undergone significant revision and are in the final stages of completion.