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Memorandum with NSW Department of Health

MidCoast Water and the NSW Department of Health have signed a memorandum of understanding, designed to ensure public health is protected.

The memorandum, 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 memorandum,  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 and sewerage.

The memorandum 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 and sewerage.