Trade Waste Management System - Trade Waste Code - Northern Territory

Service summary

The Code sets out the conditions under which Power and Water will approve the discharge of trade waste to its sewerage system. The Code provides the framework for the acceptance and regulation of trade waste for conveyance, treatment and disposal via Power and Water???s sewerage system. It includes the:

  • acceptance guidelines limiting the concentration of characteristics of trade waste that may be discharged;
  • form and content of standard approvals;
  • period for which approvals will remain in force;
  • pre-treatment controls that may be required for specified trade waste discharges;
  • monitoring and regulation of the conditions of an approval;
  • methodology for determining disposal charge calculation;
  • dispute resolution procedures;
  • title and liability for discharged trade waste; and
  • circumstances leading to suspension of approval to discharge trade waste or disconnection from sewer.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Power & Water Corporation

Act(s) name

Water Supply & Sewerage Services Act 2000 (Northern Territory)

Contact details


Trade Waste Manager

Operating address:
Ben Hammond Complex
Iliffe Street
Stuart Park NT 0820
Mailing address:
PO Box 37471
Winnellie NT 0821

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