The appropriate disposal of liquid trade waste is a key component of the NSW Government’s Best-Practice Management of Water Supply and Sewerage Guidelines. All Councils are expected to comply with these Guidelines. Liquid Trade Waste is defined as any discharge to a sewerage system other than domestic waste from a hand wash basins, showers, baths or toilets.
Local businesses need to be aware that Under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993, a person wishing to discharge liquid trade waste to a Council’s sewerage system is required to obtain an approval from Council.
Junee Shire Council currently has a Policy for Discharge of Liquid Trade Waste Into Council’s Sewer .
This policy will affect Junee business operators such as:
Council will be conducting inspections to help inform business owners of the new requirements.