Australian Standard 4995-2009 Greywater Treatment Systems for Vessels Operated on Inland Waters - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this Standard if you wish to build or operate a houseboat on Lake Eildon.

This Standard deals with the treatment of greywater on vessels operating on inland waters. It is relevant to boat builders, relevant system and component manufacturers and vessel owners and operators. Greywater is accepted to mean wastewater from hand basins, showers and baths.

All houseboats must be fitted with a greywater treatment system by 1 July 2020.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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.

Act(s) name

Water Act 1989 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Water (Lake Eildon Recreational Area) (Houseboats) Regulations 2013 Victoria

Administering agency

Victorian Water Industry Association (VicWater)

Rural Water Corporations

Goulburn-Murray Water

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Goulburn-Murray Water

Rural Water Corporations

Victorian Water Industry Association (VicWater)

Mailing address: PO BOX 165
Tatura, Victoria 3616
Phone: 03 5826 3500
Fax: 03 5826 3334
Contact us website: Goulburn-Murray Water (Opens in new window)