Code of Practice for the Reuse of Greywater in Western Australia - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to reuse greywater.

This code sets the minimum requirements for the reuse of greywater in sewered areas of Western Australia on:

  • single residential domestic premises
  • multiple dwellings producing up to 5000 litres per day of greywater
  • commercial premises reusing up to 5000 litres per day.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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

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

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:

Enquiries, Water Unit

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Western Australia
Mailing address: PO Box 8172
Perth Business Centre
WA 6849
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4910