Goulburn-Murray Water provides a raw water product to our customers and does not provide treatment services.
As the water is untreated, the open nature of the water storage and supply systems means that Goulburn-Murray Water cannot guarantee any particular quality of water.
Water supplied by Goulburn-Murray Water is not suitable for drinking without first being properly treated.
Goulburn-Murray Water is responsible for the management of blue-green algal in its storages and irrigation areas.
Changes in water quality can occur for a variety of reasons and water users are encouraged to keep a lookout for changes in water quality at all times.
Goulburn-Murray Water undertakes regular water quality monitoring within our storages.
Under the Safe Drinking Water Act 2003 Goulburn-Murray Water is responsible for managing risks to water quality from the catchment to an urban water corporations’ town offtake.