Victorian Safe Drinking Water Regulations 2015

The Victorian Safe Drinking Water Regulations 2015 have been finalised and commenced operation on 18 July 2015.

Updated guidance is being developed by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and will be available from the Department’s website over the coming weeks, and can be viewed from 

A copy of the Regulations can be obtained from

What does this mean for facilities testing water under the 2015 Regulations?

The requirement to undertake signatory interviews has ceased.  NATA will progressively update our records as assessments are undertaken.  If your facility has one or more signatories for testing water this terminology should now be revised and the criteria for release of test results in the Biological and Chemical Testing Application Documents applies.