Drinking-water is an essential part of our everyday life. Outbreaks of waterborne disease are not uncommon around the world, sometimes leading to serious complications and even fatalities. Therefore ensuring that drinking-water is safe, all of the time, is a vital responsibility of anyone providing drinking water, whether for a single household or to many people through networked supplies. For more information see the below page:

Toi Te Ora Public Health is responsible for auditing the performance and management of public drinking-water supplies and for providing assistance and advice to operators of small drinking-water supplies. For information see the below page: