Standards for Testing Precast Concrete Septic Tank - Western Australia


You will need to comply with the following standards if you intend to design or manufacture a precast concrete septic tank:

  • AS 1342-1973 Precast concrete drainage pipes
  • AS 1012.1 to 13 (inclusive) 1981
  • AS 2733-1984 Concrete blocks

When the tank being compliance tested, the testing must be carried out in accordance with this standard, and with AS 1012.1 to 13 (inclusive) 1981. Precast concrete and concrete masonry segments must be tested in accordance with AS 2733-1984 concrete blocks.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All AS 1342-1973 Precast Concrete Drainage Pipes (Opens in new window)
Comply All Australian Standard AS 1012.1 to 13 (inclusive)-1981 - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.
Comply All Australian Standard AS 2733-1984 Concrete Blocks - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

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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