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National Water Quality Management Strategy

These guidelines have been endorsed and released by the Environment Protection Heritage Council (EPHC), the Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council (NRMMC) and the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). These guidelines are not mandatory and provide guidance on water quality management.

Policies and process for water quality management

Water quality benchmarks

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Diffuse and point sources

Guidelines for Sewerage Systems

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Water recycling

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