Liquid Trade Waste Policy

The objectives of this policy are to:

  1. protect public health
  2. protect the health and safety of Council employees
  3. protect the environment from the discharge of waste that may have a detrimental effect
  4. protect Council assets from damage
  5. assist Council to meet its statutory obligations
  6. provide an environmentally responsible liquid trade waste service to the non-residential sector
  7. encourage waste minimisation and cleaner production in the commercial and industrial sectors
  8. promote water conservation, water recycling and biosolids reuse
  9. ensure compliance of liquid trade waste dischargers with Council’s approved conditions
  10. provide operational data on the volume and composition of industrial and commercial effluent to assist in the operation of the sewerage system and the design of augmentations or new sewerage systems