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Annual Report 2021–2022, Power and Water Corporation



Annual Report 2021–2022, Power and Water Corporation

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Tabled Papers for 14th Assembly 2020 -; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




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Annual Report 2021-2022 47 Strategic Pillar Achievement Always Safe Big Rock: Embed a Proactive Safety Culture Implement Safety Management Systems and Processes Successfully delivered an integrated ICT platform to support our health, environment, risk, compliance and safety management functions, including mobile capability. Proactive Safety Culture Established a new Health, Safety and Environment Strategic Leadership Committee to improve communication and engagement across key issues and initiatives. Health, Safety and Environment leadership training rolled out to ensure consistent behaviours, language, actions and anchors are in place that reinforce a proactive safety culture. Big Rock: Improve Public Health and Safety Comply with Safe Drinking Water Guidelines Achieved 80 per cent delivery against year three of the Safe Water Plan. Key highlights included: direction for the improvement of drinking water quality management and delivery over a three year period. > Reviewed our Drinking Water Quality Policy Statement. This is available on the Power and Water website. > Published our Annual Drinking Water Quality Report 2021. The drinking water quality report is in an updated format with a greater number of statistics, to improve transparency to customers. The information is now presented by parameter as well as by community. > Completed a number of Good Practice Guide Assessments for the Management of Microbial Risk across a range of schemes across the three regions (Northern, Katherine and Southern regions). > Completed 10 on ground Water Safety Assessments for our remote schemes. This means that a Health Based Target assessment, which provide a quantitative measure of the microbial safety of drinking water, has been completed on ground for all 91 schemes. > Urban Water Safety Plans were upgraded, in line with the remote plans, to streamline the generation of the plans, making them easier to update and manage. > Disinfection upgrades occurred at four remote sites (Rittarangu, Minyerri, Milikapiti and Pirlangimpi). > Developed the Power and Water Safe Water Plan for 2023-25, which provides strategic

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