In this Part:
boil water advice, in relation to drinking water, means a statement to the effect that the water should not be used for human consumption (or for purposes connected with human consumption) until after it has been boiled or otherwise treated.
Chief Health Officer means the Chief Health Officer of the Department of Health.
drinking water means water that is intended, or likely, to be used:(a) for human consumption, or(b) for purposes connected with human consumption, such as the washing or cooling of food or the making of ice for consumption or for the preservation of unpackaged food,whether or not the water is used for other purposes.
record means:(a) a documentary record, or(b) a record made by an electronic, electromagnetic, photographic or optical process, or(c) any other kind of record.
supplier of drinking water (or supplier) means:(a) Sydney Water Corporation,(b) Hunter Water Corporation,(c) a water supply authority within the meaning of the Water Management Act 2000,(d) a local council or a county council exercising water supply functions under Division 2 of Part 3 of Chapter 6 of the Local Government Act 1993,(e) the Lord Howe Island Board within the meaning of the Lord Howe Island Act 1953,(f) a licensed network operator or licensed retail supplier within the meaning of the Water Industry Competition Act 2006,(g) any person who treats or supplies water on behalf of a person referred to in any of the preceding paragraphs,(h) any person supplying drinking water in the course of a commercial undertaking (other than that of supplying bottled or packaged drinking water), being a person who has not received the water:(i) from a person referred to in any of the preceding paragraphs, or(ii) in the form of bottled or packaged water.
treatment of water means any process or technique used to improve the quality of water.