Sewerage & greywater systems

Sewerage and greywater infrastructure requires special attention to keep our environment healthy and safe.

Greywater system
Greywater is domestic waste water generated from showers, baths, spas, wash basins and laundries which can be diverted for use on lawns and gardens. Toilet waste and kitchen sink greywater is excluded from being used in sewered areas as it is not suitable. ...
Septic system
A large number of properties in the Toowoomba Regional Council area are not connected to a reticulated sewerage system. The treatment and disposal of all wastewater generated on these properties must be undertaken by an on-site sewerage facility. ...
Drainage plans may be available for inspection and purchase from us by contacting 131 872. If the drainage plan on file for a property has been drawn by the Toowoomba Regional Council, it is available for purchase. Plans not drawn by us will require consent from the copyright owner. ...
Stormwater is rainwater that runs off surfaces such as lawns, roads, roofs, car parks and natural ground surfaces. ...
Under the schedule dictionary in the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002, greywater is domestic wastewater generated from the use of the shower, bath, hand basin, laundry tub, washing machine, kitchen sink and dishwasher. ...
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