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Memorandum of Understanding with NSW Health

MidCoast Water Services and NSW Health have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), designed to ensure public health is protected.

The MoU, first signed in 2007 and re-signed in 2013, is designed to align the long-term strategic goals of both organisations in the area of public health protection.

The MoU formalises the establishment of a joint strategic group and a joint operational group, with representatives from both organisations as well as plans and protocols for dealing with events of public health significance.

The agreement covers drinking water quality management, monitoring and reporting as well as working together on emerging public health issues related to drinking water, recycled water and waste water.

The MoU also expresses the intention of both organisation to establish common direction in the area of research and development on public health issues related to drinking water, recycled water and waste water.