Liquid trade waste

Trade waste is liquid waste generated from business, trade or manufacturing processes. It needs to be disposed of carefully and appropriately.  In some cases, approval may need to be granted before trade waste can be disposed of.

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Generally any liquid waste generated from business, trade or manufacturing processes, other than domestic sewage, is defined as trade waste. Untreated trade waste that contains prohibited substances such as flammable liquids, grease, acids and solids may block the sewerage system, damage components, adversely affect the treatment process and increase costs to the community. ...
It is a legal requirement that all trade waste generators must obtain a trade waste approval, be subject to regular Audits from Trade Waste Officers who will advise on trade waste issues and ensure compliance under the Water Supply (Safety & Reliability) Act 2008, our Trade Waste Policy and Trade Waste Plan (TWP). Any business found not to be compliant with the relevant legislation and policy requirements will be granted a ...
The wastewater from mechanical workshops can contain contaminants such as fuels, solvents, heavy metals, battery acids, flammable substances, caustic cleaners, coolants, paints, fillers, grit and residue. If not properly managed, this wastewater can pollute our waterways, damage our sewer systems and wastewater treatment facilities and affect the health and safety of sewerage system workers. ...
Wastewater from the kitchens of food related businesses is deemed to be trade waste. The waste stream carries contaminants such as cooking oil, grease, fat, food scraps, organic materials and harsh chemical cleaners. Oil, fat and grease are a major concern to us as they adhere to the walls of pipes which often results in blockages and overflows of sewerage into homes, business premises and the environment. Overflows are unpleasant, inconvenient and ...
What is Trade Waste  The Water Supply (Safety & Reliability) Act 2008 defines trade waste as:-  “The water-borne waste from business, trade or manufacturing premises, other than:             a) Waste that is a prohibited substance: or             b) Human waste: or             c) stormwater” It is a legal ...
This category is for liquid trade waste generators that produce high strength wastewater outside the sewer admission limits. Council negotiates individual approval limits with these businesses and monitors the discharge by regular collection and testing of the discharge to ensure the protection of the sewerage infrastructure and end of line sewerage treatment plants. For more information please contact us. Related form Liquid trade waste application form (online)   ...
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