Standards, compliance and planning

Wastewater guidance for water authorities


The wastewater industry plays an important role in reducing our impact on the water environment. Water authorities operate plants that treat the household, commercial and industrial wastewater collected by sewerage systems.

The plants treat this water so that it can be reused or discharged to the environment in accordance with EPA requirements. These authorities are major EPA clients and EPA has prepared publications to assist them to operate sustainably:

Page last updated on 27 Feb 2015