School Water Supplies 101

School Water Supplies 101


The School Water Supplies 101 (SWS101) is a fully online course designed to provide you with a basic understanding of school water supplies.

The course is designed for schools who manage their own school water supply (so not on a town supply). It will help you get started on your water management journey by taking you through the basic requirements and things you need to know. The course covers use of the Acceptable Solutions that have been developed by Taumata Arowai to simplify School Water Supply management.

By the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of:

  • Who is a water supplier and who isn't
  • Why you need to treat water
  • What laws apply to water supplies
  • Who is the drinking water regulator and what they do
  • How to comply with the law
  • What issuees you can expect with water treatment and supply
  • The basic equipment needed
  • Guidelines on operating and maintaining equipment
  • What paperwork you need to complete and retain
  • How to read a laboratory report
  • Health and Safety

The course has been structured into a combination of reading, videos, resources and activities for you to complete over a 4-week period, at times that suit you. There will be a quiz at the end of the course and upon successful completion, you will be awarded your digital badge.


Members: $50.00 + GST

Non Members: $75.00 + GST

  • Online Course, NZ
  • $57.50Members $86.25Non Members
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