Taumata Arowai–the Water Services Regulator Bill

10 Objectives of Taumata Arowai

Taumata Arowai’s objectives are to—

(a)

protect and promote drinking water safety and public health outcomes; and

(b)

effectively administer the drinking water regulatory system; and

(c)

build and maintain capability among drinking water suppliers and across the wider industry; and

(d)

give effect to Te Mana o te Wai, to the extent that Te Mana o te Wai applies to the functions and duties of Taumata Arowai; and

(e)

provide oversight of, and advice on, the regulation, management, and environmental performance of wastewater and stormwater networks; and

(f)

promote public understanding of the environmental performance of wastewater and stormwater networks.