Overview of 2011 Australian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines (ADWG) - Release Date 13-Nov-2012: - The Queensland and New South Wales Water Directorates have co-invested in the production of this summary document which helps make the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines more accessible.
Note that this summary document is purely focussed on the ADWG. Links and summaries to Queensland-specific information including regulation are kept up to date at http://www.qldwater.com.au/DWQ.
Non-members can purchase a copy by contacting the NSW Water Directorate [email protected] (339KB)
Blue Green Algae Protocols - Release Date 07-Dec-2007: - The protocols have been designed specifically for water service providers who are responsible for the management of water storages.
This document will assist providers to prevent or manage issues arising from blooms of Blue Green Algae.| (667KB)
Information on Changes to Domestic Bores - Release Date 22-Oct-2007: - Links with information on changes to legislation about domestic bores from 17th May e Flash (114KB)
Bulk Water Agreement City West Water - Release Date 28-Aug-2017: - Thanks to Melbourne Water for sharing the Bulk Water Agreement for City West Water. (696KB)
Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs): What are they and how are they used? - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - The disability-adjusted life year (DALY) is a way of measuring the population impact of a health problem, or the burden of disease, associated with a specific condition. It is a measure of the amount of time (in years) that is ‘lost’ due to imperfect health from a particular cause, taking into account both premature death and time lived in a state of ill-health (termed disability). It also incorporates a weighting for the
severity of the disability.
Fact sheet kindly provided by Water Research (1274KB)
Health-Based Targets for Microbial Safety of Drinking Water - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - Pathogens in source waters present a challenge for those tasked with providing safe drinking water. To achieve this, they are guided by the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines, although advice from the ADWG on this issue could be improved. One proposal is the introduction of health based targets for microbial
safety of drinking water. This Fact Sheet provides a brief
explanation of HBTs and some rationale for their introduction into the ADWG and is kindly provided by Water Research Australia. | (1134KB)
Health-Based Targets for the Microbial Safety of Drinking Water: Stakeholder viewpoints - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - Health-based targets (HBTs) are measurable health, water quality or performance objectives that are established based on a judgement of what constitutes an acceptable level of health risk in relation to pathogens in drinking water.
Incorporation of HBTs for microbial safety of drinking water into future revisions of the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines is currently under discussion.
Fact sheet kindly provided by Water Research Australia. (1509KB)
Doc Library Preparing a DMP - Release Date 01-May-2013: - DEWS guidelines for the preparation of a Drought Management Plan. (500KB)
Sydney Water Raw Water Supply Agreement - Release Date 13-Mar-2013: - Under the Sydney Water Catchment Management Act 1998, SCA is required to supply raw water to SWC and ensure that raw water supplied by it complies with appropriate standards of quality. (2131KB)
DERM TMP Guidance Documents 309 AM Water Source Management - Release Date 01-Jan-2008: - (144KB)
DERM TMP Guidance Documents 311 AM Drinking Water Quality Management - Release Date 01-Jan-2008: - (209KB)
DWQMP Workshop Agenda - Release Date 15-Nov-2011: - Agenda for December workshops in DERM Drinking Water Quality Management Plan support program. (38KB)
Member sample documents
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Contracts & specifications
Please note: Specification documents may or may not have been final versions. Often additional posts or modified documents were provided from time to time but it has not been possible to capture and store all of these amendments. While the utilities responsible for preparation of the documents may be willing to assist in sourcing other related information, doing so would purely be at their own discretion.
Seqwater RFP Program Management and Development Resources - Release Date 10-May-2018: - Seqwater Request for Proposal to assist with resourcing levels to provide overall program management and specialist advice and guidance across all major projects. qldwater has archived all document relating to this RFP and they can be accessed on request. (107KB)
Southern Downs RC Tender Sale and Supply of Raw Water - Release Date 16-Apr-2018: - Southern Downs Regional Council tender for the sale and supply of raw water from Connolly Dam for users over 5ML only. qldwater has archived all documents relating to this tender, and they can be accessed on request. (515KB)
Toowoomba RC Rehab of Perseverance Dam Raw Water Main - Release Date 29-Nov-2017: - Toowoomba RC tender for the supply, delivery, design and construction, cleaning, inspection, testing, connection and certification of renewal / rehabilitation works to the specified 780 metre length section of Perseverance Dam Raw Water Main. qldwater has archived all documents relating to this tender and they can be accessed on request. (989KB)
Fraser Coast RC Lake Lenthall Recreation Area Management - Release Date 08-Nov-2017: - Fraser Coast Regional Council tender for the Management of the Lake Lenthall Recreation Area. qldwater has archived all documents relating to this tender, and they can be accessed on request. (324KB)
Douglas SC Mossman WWTP Bank Stabilisation - Release Date 26-Sep-2017: - Douglas Shire Council tender to undertake river bank stabilisation on the Mossman River and South Mossman River to protect the existing Mossman Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). qldwater has archived all documents relating to this tender, and they can be accessed on request. (1518KB)
Toowoomba RC Cressbrook Dam C1 Pumping Station - Release Date 20-Sep-2017: - Toowoomba Regional Council tender for the design and replacement of 3.3kV Switchgear and Motor Start Panels at Cressbrook Dam C1 Pumping Station. qldwater has archived all documents relating to this tender and they can be accessed on request. (2091KB)
Southern Downs RC Connolly Dam Raw Water - Release Date 09-Aug-2017: - Southern Downs Regional Council EOI from organisations and individuals who may be interested in purchasing raw water from Connolly Dam for private use. qldwater has archived all documents relating to this EOI and they can be accessed on request. (609KB)
Seqwater Tender Research Partners Panel - Release Date 20-Mar-2017: - Seqwater tender to partner with universities and research organisations to assist it in delivering research outcomes and meeting its organisational research needs. Partners are needed to support the following categories:
Category 1: Changes in our catchments
Category 2: Water supply safety
Category 3: WTP technologies and process improvment
Category 4: Water security, community and liveability
Category 5: Strategic research planning
qldwater has archived all documents relating to this tender and (358KB)
Southern Downs EOI Emu Swamp Dam Final Feasibility - Release Date 16-Nov-2016: - Southern Downs Regional Council EOI to undertake development and progression of further studies and investigations associated with the successful funding application put forward by SDRC under the National Water Infrastructure Development Fund. (815KB)
Rockhampton Floodplain Management Services - Release Date 16-Nov-2016: - Rockhampton Regional Council tender to engage a suitably qualified consultant to progress a number of projects to fulfil Council's floodplain management commitments as per Council's Flood Management Strategy. qldwater has archived all documents relating to this tender and they are available on request. (1021KB)
Longreach RC EOI Water Strategy - Release Date 13-Oct-2016: - Longreach Regional Council EOI to undertake a feasibility study into options for sustainable water security and availability in the towns of Longreach, Ilfracombe, Isisford and Yaraka. (105KB)
Whitsunday RFT Rainfall and River Alert - Release Date 13-Oct-2016: - Whitsunday Regional Council requires the establishment and commissioning of a series of strategically located river and rainfall alert stations across the Whitsunday region. qldwater has archived all documents relating to this tender, and they are available on request. (16088KB)
Toowoomba Test Drilling Casing Town Water Supply Bore Greenmount - Release Date 05-Aug-2016: - Test drilling of a minimum of two test bores and if satisfactory drilling, casing and testing of one water supply bore for use as a source of drinking water for the Greenmount water supply. qldwater has archived all documents related to the tender and they can be accessed on request. (353KB)