Code of Practice for Wastewater Management - Northern Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you design or install wastewater management systems (WMS) in the Northern Territory. The code refers only to WMS outside a building control area.

The code provides guidance for selecting, designing, installing and managing wastewater management systems to safeguard public health and minimise possible adverse environmental effects.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Administering agency

Department of Health

Contact details

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Public Health Directorate

Department of Health

Northern Territory
Operating address: Manunda Place
Floor 5
38 Cavenagh Street
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Contact us phone: 08 8922 7152