Current water restrictions
Safe to drink?
The water is safe for drinking. It is filtered and disinfected to meet the strict guidelines for safe drinking water. It can be used for drinking, cooking, making ice, cleaning your teeth and for showering or bathing.
Drinking water treatment
Coagulation, flocculation, dissolved air flotation, media and membrane filtration, disinfection.
Chemicals used in the process
Aluminium chlorohydrate, chlorine.
We test the water quality regularly. View the test results
Statement of Water Quality for food businesses, if required.
Your water comes from the Murray River from four pumping stations at Swan Hill, Piangil, Nyah and Liparoo.
The Northern Mallee Pipeline is a 3,650 kilometre pipeline covering an area of 890,000 hectares. It was completed in 2004 to replace the old, inefficient channel system in the area to provide a more secure and healthier water supply.
Septic tanks in use. Contact Swan Hill Rural City Council for further information.