Primary industries – livestock drinking water

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Australian and New Zealand Governments, and Australian state and territory governments, 2018

Provides guidance and default guideline values applicable to both groundwater and surface water quality provided for livestock drinking water commonly found in Australia and New Zealand (sheep, cattle, horses, pigs and poultry). Includes biological, chemical and radiological characteristics that may affect animal health. This revised guidance, published in 2019, is from the ANZECC & ARMCANZ (2000) guidance for livestock drinking water.

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Background and rationale

Publication details [This report should be available in early 2020]

Australian and New Zealand Governments, and Australian state and territory governments, 2018

Provides technical and background information to support our guidance provided on water quality for livestock drinking water. Focuses on the scientific data and methods used to develop the guidance and guideline values presented in the guidance document. This revised guidance, published in 2019, is based on the ANZECC & ARMCANZ (2000) background and rationale for livestock drinking water.

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