Trade Waste Authorisation - South Australia


You will need this permit if your business generates trade waste which you intend to discharge into the local wastewater treatment system.

Trade waste is any wastewater that arises from any commercial, industrial, business, trade or manufacturing activity that is discharged into the sewerage system.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility requirements will depend on the nature of your business. Please contact the agency for more information.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $178.00

Fees for 2021-22


Additional information

Authorised permit holders are responsible for meeting acceptable discharge quality at all times. You will be required to install equipment to pre-treat trade waste to a consistently acceptable quality before discharging your trade waste into the sewer system.

Administering agency

SA Water

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:

Trade Waste Office

SA Water

South Australia
Operating address: Level 6, SA Water House
250 Victoria Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1751
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 08 7424 1336
Fax: 07 7003 3366
Website: (Opens in new window)