Code of Practice for Wastewater Management - Northern Territory


You will need to comply with this code of you design, install, operate or maintain a wastewater management system (WMS) inside a building control area. 

A WMS is a physical collection of pipes and chambers that receives, treats, and applies domestic wastewater to a land application system or a holding tank.  A WMS may comprise an on-site wastewater management system (OWMS) or a community wastewater management system (CWMS).

Please use the contact details below for more information about the code, and building control areas within the Northern Territory.

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

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

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