In the interest of public health, we regulate the production and supply of certain types of recycled water. This includes recycled water from the following sources:
Recycled water providers are responsible for the overall management and quality of water they produce. In doing so, they must comply with the specific provisions of the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 (the Act). Those relevant sections are administered by the Queensland Water Supply Regulator.A recycled water provider is:
In May 2014, the Act was amended to simplify the regulation of recycled water and reduce the regulatory burden on recycled water providers, supplying recycled water to schemes with lower exposure uses. Only recycled water providers supplying recycled water to higher exposure uses are required to have an approved recycled water management plan (RWMP).
All recycled water providers must register their recycled water schemes with the regulator by the following dates:
The regulator will register a recycled water scheme if the application complies with the application requirements, including:
The regulator may require the recycled water provider to provide additional information about the application, which may require verification by statutory declaration.
The regulator will keep a register of recycled water schemes, providing information to regulators and the public about where water recycling activities are occurring.
You may change your registration details using appropriate part of the Recycled water scheme registration application form (PDF, 153.3KB).