Description of the content of Figure 2

Figure title: How legislation applies to the parts of a typical system for supplying people with drinking water.

The figure shows a river, a treatment plant, and a tap (the supply of drinking water to the community).

The Resource Management Act 1991 covers the land surrounding the river and the river itself.

The Health Act 1956, drinking water standards, and the Local Government Act 2002 are all relevant to the treatment plant and the supply systems.

The Building Act 2004 applies to the houses that receive the supply of drinking water.