Do the new septic tank regulations apply to you?

  1. Does your waste water discharge into a watercourse?

    Yes

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  2. Under the new rules you have to have a domestic sewage treatment plant installed to continue to do so and this will be part of the new investigations for any property sale

    Yes

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  3. You now require permission to discharge

    Read and understand:

    Standard rules SR2010No3 — discharge to surface water: Secondary treated domestic sewage with a maximum daily volume between 5 and 20 cubic metres per day.

    Download and fill out these forms:

    • Part A — About you
    • Part B1 — Standard facilities permit
    • Part F1 — Charges and declarations

    You are now fully compliant!

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