AS / NZS 1342-1973 Precast Concrete Drainage Pipes - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to design or manufacture a precast concrete septic tank. This standard covers precast unreinforced and reinforced concrete pipes intended for the conveyance, not under internal pressure, of sewage and storm water.

When the tank is tested to determine if it complies with the relevant regulations, the testing must be carried out in accordance with this standard, and with AS 1012.1 to 13 (inclusive) 1981, while precast concrete and concrete masonry segments must be tested in accordance with AS 2733-1984 concrete blocks.

This standard has been superseded. Please contact the Contact Officer to determine which standard is enforceable.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Other resources

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Treatment of Sewage and Disposal of Effluent and Liquid Waste) Regulations 1974 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4905