We encourage the use of recycled water for non-drinking purposes. It's one way we're helping use alternative water sources and reduce reliance on our drinking water supplies.
New property connections
Find out what you need to know if you've purchased a property with recycled water or you'd like to connect.
Check your connection
Make sure your drinking water is not connected to your recycled water supply.
What it can be used for
Find out what you can and can't use recycled water for in and around your home.
Find out why recycled water taps are purple, how to keep them safe, and what to do if you need a replacement.
Using recycled water in your property comes with some responsibilities to ensure it’s always used safely.
Recycled Water Inspection Program
We regularly check recycled water plumbing connections at properties in our recycled network areas to ensure the services are properly connected and separate to drinking water services
There are four types of recycled water where quality is described using a Class system.
Class A recycled water is produced according to strict guidelines developed by EPA Victoria.
Class A recycled water and your business
There are differences between residential and non-residential properties when it comes to the use of Class A recycled water.