Liquid Trade Waste

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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:

  • Food Shops, Cafés
  • Bakeries
  • Hotels
  • Commercial Kitchens
  • Truck Wash
  • Pie Shops
  • Service Stations
  • Butchers
  • Panel Beating
  • Restaurants
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Funeral Parlours
  • Bus Depots
  • Day Care Centres

Council will be conducting inspections to help inform business owners of the new requirements.