What it contains

These guidelines provide information to water corporations to support the effective management of the risk of sewer overflows and leakages to the beneficial uses of receiving waters, consistent with the obligations established by SEPP (Waters). The focus of the guidelines is to describe suitable approaches to managing the risk of sewage spills or leakage from a sewerage system.
Publication number
Guideline; Leaks and spills; Waste and recycling; Water; Wastewater
Number of pages
Release date
26 October 2020

Reviewed 31 August 2023