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Is chlorine safe?
Chlorine itself in drinking water, at concentrations below the health guidelines, is harmless to human health. However, chlorine can react with organics in some water supply systems to form disinfection by-products, which may be harmful. In the water supplied by Singleton Council, however, the levels of disinfection by-products are well below the NHMRC Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.


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1. How do I report a water or sewer problem?
2. I have discoloured water, what can be done?
3. Is chlorine safe?
4. Is fluoride safe?
5. What level of chlorine is in drinking water supplied by Singleton Council?
6. What level of fluoride is in drinking water supplied by Singleton Council?
7. Who supports fluoridation of drinking water?
8. Why can I taste or smell chlorine in my water?
9. Why can't untreated water be used?

Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290