Posts Tagged ‘recycled water guidelines’

Implementation of EPA Revised Guideline for Water Recycling status update

After consulting with DELWP and EPA, we are planning workshops per below and will shortly be confirming dates with our member representatives: Workshop on draft Health and Environment Management Plan (HEMP) guidance document – early April 2022 Workshop on draft User Site Management Plan (USMP) guidance document – early May 2022 Workshop on draft auditing…

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Implementation of EPA Revised Guideline for Water Recycling status update

The first workshop was held, as scheduled, on 26 November 2021.  The consultants are now writing up the outcomes of this workshop, with the view of having a report back to participants in early- to mid-February 2022. The schedule for the other workshops will likely be released in late February 2022, once the outputs from…

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Implementation of EPA Revised Guideline for Water Recycling status update

A workshop took place on 26 November 2021. This workshop was the kick-off workshop for the development of:  A practical guide to help Class B and C scheme proponents develop a HEMP, including an application template, checklists, worked examples and lists of approved or specific technologies and approaches that are known to work and can…

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Implementation of EPA Revised Guideline for Water Recycling status update

Consultants have been appointed to deliver the guidance material, and a supporting Working Group, which has both central agency (DEWLP, DH, Ag Vic) and water corporation representation, has been formed. The form and content of a series of stakeholder workshops to support the development of each guidance document is being shaped up, with the expectation…

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Recycled water guidelines

During January, VicWater wrote to EPA in relation to mandated Log Reduction Values (LRV) in the draft recycled water guidelines. At the suggestion of the Department of Health (DH), EPA inserted a mandated 1 LVR ‘operation target’ above the nationally endorsed LRV standard. If adopted, this change would significantly increase capital and operational costs of…

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Review of the Recycled Water Guidelines

The public consultation phase of the Review of the Recycled Water Guidelines has recently concluded. This marks a major milestone in the review which was instigated by the water industry in 2018, with an emphasis on reducing red tape associated with recycled water scheme approvals and operations. In late October, VicWater hosted two virtual ‘drop…

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Review of the Recycled Water Guidelines – Red Tape Reduction

Public consultation on the draft recycled water guidelines will commence shortly. VicWater will coordinate a water industry submission during the public consultation period. VicWater and Yarra Valley Water played a significant role in the instigation of this review and have represented the industry on the Recycled Water Guidelines Review Working Group since mid-2018. The review…

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