Rural Water Supplies 101

Rural Water Supplies 101


The Rural Water Supplies 101 - Digital Badge is a fully online course designed to get you started on your water management journey by guiding you through the basic requirements.

This course is designed for those supplying or intending to supply a small group of houses (supplying less than 25 people).

Rural Water Supplies 101 includes information regarding use of the Acceptable Solutions that have been developed by Taumata Arowai to simplify drinking water 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 do they do
  • How to comply with the law
  • What potential issues you can expect when dealing with water treatment and supply
  • The basic equipment needed
  • Guidelines on operating and maintaining equipment
  • What paperwork you need to do and keep
  • How to read a laboratory report
  • Health and Safety

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

  • $50 + GST Member ($57.50 incl GST)
  • $75 + GST Non-Member ($86.25 incl GST)