What it contains

Reusing industrial water can play an important part in reducing the demand on Victoria's precious drinking water supplies. With appropriate management, which may include treatment, industrial water can be used for a wide range of purposes including both industrial uses (e.g. cooling, material washing) or non-industrial uses (e.g. irrigation, toilet flushing). To reuse industrial water in a safe and sustainable way it is important to identify, assess and appropriately manage the risks. These Guidelines describe the necessary risk assessment and risk management process, as well as the EPA approval process for reusing industrial water. This version replaces EPA Publication IWRG632 to update references to the Environment Protection (Scheduled Premises) Regulations 2017 and other minor reference updates.
Publication number
Guideline; Industrial waste resource guidelines; Water
Number of pages
Release date
17 October 2017

Reviewed 16 December 2019