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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Northern Territory recreational microbiological water quality guidelines (2007)

Author

Northern Territory Government Department of Health and Community Services

Publisher

Northern Territory Government Department of Health and Community Services

City

Darwin

Type

Factsheet

 

Description

These guidelines, endorsed by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department Health and Community Services (DHCS), provide information on microbial risk management of recreational water in the Northern Territory (NT).

The guideline provides a chart for water quality criteria and whether it is safe for swimming. This chart also provides information on action to take depending on the quality of the water.

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Contact details

Northern Territory Government
Department of Health
87 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8999 2400

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Last updated: 22 September 2014
 
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