Onsite Wastewater Management - Victoria


You will need to comply with this code of practice if you intend to manage onsite wastewater. Wastewater is water which contains sewage generated by a single domestic household or by multi-dwelling residential, commercial, industrial or institutional facilities.

This code provides standards and guidance to ensure the management of onsite wastewater protects public health and the environment, and uses resources efficiently. This code has been written to support the onsite wastewater industry, regulators and premises owners design, install and / or manage sustainable sanitation and re-use systems.

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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Environmental Audit Unit

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Operating address: 200 Victoria Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4395
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 372 842
Fax: 03 9695 2610
Email: environmental.audit@epa.vic.gov.au
Website: Environment Protection Authority Victoria (Opens in new window)