You may be required to obtain this consent if you intend to discharge liquid trade waste into sewers managed by the Agency. Liquid trade waste is defined as liquid waste generated by any:
- scientific research
- experimental activities.
Waste generated through the course of domestic activities is not classified as trade waste. Liquid trade waste must comply with certain standards as determined by the Agency in order to be considered of an acceptable standard for discharge into the sewerage system.
Depending on the volume and type of wastewater generated, your business may be classified as a:
- commercial customer (category 1 or 2)
- industrial customer (category 3 or 4)
- tankered waste customer.
This document provides further information about applying for a Liquid Trade Waste Consent. To apply, complete the Commercial Trade Waste Application form. Other forms and related documents are available on the Taswater website.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.