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  • Onsite wastewater On this page: Regulatory framework Approval process Guidance on onsite wastewater management Valid onsite wastewater treatment system certificate holders are listed on Onsite wastewater systems. Onsite wastewater management systems (commonly known as septic tanks) are used on residential, community and business premises. They treat, then recycle or dispose of: greywater, which comes from showers, baths, hand basins, washing machines, laundry troughs and kitchens ... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/your-environment/water/onsite-wastewater Last updated on 25 Jul 2016
  • Reusing and recycling water Reusing and recycling alternative water supplies is a key part of reducing the pressure on our water resources and the environment. Helping us adapt to climate change and population growth. When considering alternative water supplies, you should choose the most appropriate water source, taking into account end use, risk, resource and energy requirements. Further information is available on the following alternative water supplies and the framework for their use: rainwater  gr... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/your-environment/water/reusing-and-recycling-water Last updated on 11 Aug 2014
  • Report pollution   Report online Register and submit all your pollution reports online via the EPA Interaction Portal. Register Report 1300 372 842 (1300 EPA VIC) Report pollution of the environment to the 24-hour EPA pollution hotline. Report non-compliance with your licenceBusiness and industry licence holders need to report any non-compliance with their licence conditions.Find out more Online Form Registering and then submitting a report online (Log in to the EPA Reporting System)... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/get-involved/report-pollution Last updated on 6 Jul 2017
  • Have you contacted the business first? In addition to EPA's 24-hour Pollution Hotline some businesses provide a public reporting service. It is important that you let the business know if they are impacting you. You are also encouraged to contact EPA if their response is unsatisfactory. Below is a list of businesses or Councils that have their own public reporting services. If the business in question is not on the list please contact EPA to report your issue. Business Location ... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/get-involved/report-pollution/have-you-contacted-the-business-first Last updated on 23 Jan 2013
  • Report litter   Report online Register and submit your litter reports online via the EPA Interaction Portal.  Register Report Report on the go Submit litter reports on the go by using the free Report Litter mobile apps. App store Google play Mail litter reports to EPA Download the PDF (403KB), fill in the form and mail it to EPA. Download Call 1300 372 842 (1300 EPA VIC) Report litter to the 24-hour EPA pollution hotline. EPA’s public litter reporting service was t... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/get-involved/report-litter Last updated on 6 Jul 2016
  • Litter news ... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/get-involved/report-litter/litter-news Last updated on 21 Jan 2015
  • Download EPA’s Report Litter app to report on the go EPA’s public litter reporting system was the first of its kind in Australia and allows you to report someone you see littering from or near motor vehicles. Rubbish thrown from a motor vehicle is a major source of litter and costs millions of dollars each year to remove. Help EPA by reporting this type of pollution, which includes cigarette butts, food packaging and beverage containers. Simply record the registration, make, colour, model, location, date and time, plus a des... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/get-involved/report-litter/report-litter-app Last updated on 20 Jan 2015
  • What you can do about litter Litter can take many forms and can have a range of effects. Litter from cars Report litter thrown from any vehicle by recording the registration, make, colour, model, location, date and time, plus a description of the litter and person. Cigarette butts Cigarette butts are the most common form of litter. Eighty-six per cent of litter reports to EPA relate to tossing lit or unlit cigarette butts from vehicles. Many councils have installed special bins for butts around local areas ... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/get-involved/report-litter/what-you-can-do Last updated on 1 Sep 2017
  • Litter enforcement resources for agencies Responsibility for enforcement of the litter provisions of the Environment Protection Act is shared between a range of agencies, including local government, EPA, Victoria Police and public land management authorities. Each has a vital contribution to make in reducing litter. A comprehensive approach — including the use of robust data, media and education campaigns, the provision of infrastructure and enforcement — is needed if prevention campaigns are to be successful. Links ... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/get-involved/report-litter/enforcement-resources-for-agencies Last updated on 20 Jan 2015
  • Local government litter prevention officers program In August 2011, the Minister for Environment and Climate Change announced more than $1m in funding for a dedicated local government litter prevention officers program Read the minister’s announcement (PDF 59KB) The local government litter prevention officers program is a competitive, merit-based grant program focused on building the capacity of local councils to recruit litter prevention officers. The program aims to: contribute to a reduction in littering through t... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/get-involved/report-litter/litter-prevention-officers-program Last updated on 20 Jan 2015

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