Trade Waste Code - Northern Territory


This 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 and 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
  • circumstances leading to suspension of approval to discharge trade waste or disconnection from sewer.

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.


As specified

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Trade Waste Code 2017 - PDF (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Power and Water Corporation

Contact details

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