Australian Standard 4995-2009 Greywater Treatment Systems for Vessels Operated on Inland Waters - Victoria

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this Standard if you wish to build or operate a houseboat on Lake Eildon.

This Standard deals with the treatment of greywater on vessels operating on inland waters. It is relevant to boat builders, relevant system and component manufacturers and vessel owners and operators. Greywater is accepted to mean wastewater from hand basins, showers and baths.

All houseboats must be fitted with a greywater treatment system by 1 July 2020.

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

Goulburn-Murray Water

Act(s) name

Water Act 1989 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Water (Lake Eildon Recreational Area) (Houseboats) Regulations 2013 (Victoria)

Contact details

Goulburn-Murray Water

Operating address:
40 Casey Street
Tatura, Victoria 3616
Mailing address:
PO BOX 165
Tatura, Victoria 3616


1300 553 200


03 5826 3500


03 5826 3501


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