Managing public health risks from wastewater conveyance, treatment and disposal in Western Australia

Closes 11 Jun 2021

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Introduction (Required)
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Future management options (Required)
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Section 2: General Requirements for the Management of Wastewater: Overview This page has no questions
Proposal 2.1 Definitions and applications
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Proposal 2.2 Require all wastewater to be dealt with in a safe and effective manner
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Proposal 2.3 Require premises to connect to a reticulated sewerage scheme when available
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Proposal 2.4 Require premises to install an appropriate onsite wastewater system where a reticulated sewage scheme is unavailable
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Proposal 2.5 Required notification and response to wastewater overflow events
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Proposal 2.6 Remediation and Testing after an overflow event
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Section 3: Proposed Regulations for Reticulated Sewerage Schemes This page has no questions
Proposal 3.1 Managing the public health risks from sewerage schemes
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Proposal 3.2 Sewerage schemes are audited This page has no questions
Proposal 3.2.1 Auditing of wastewater schemes
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Proposal 3.3 Risk management requirements for registered schemes
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Proposal 3.4 Use of Wastewater products
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Section 4: Proposed Regulations for Onsite Wastewater Systems General Requirements This page has no questions
Proposal 4.1 Overarching governance of onsite wastewater systems
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Proposal 4.2 Power to prescribe training standards
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Proposal 4.3 General Requirements for Onsite Wastewater Systems
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Proposal 4.3.1 Minimum Siting Requirements
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Proposal 4.3.2 Onsite wastewater system design approvals
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Proposal 4.3.3 Approval of Land Application Systems
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Proposal 4.4 Installation, modification and decommission requirements This page has no questions
Proposal 4.4.1 Approval to install
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Proposal 4.4.2 Approval to use an Onsite Wastewater Systems
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Proposal 4.4.3 Temporary Onsite Wastewater Systems
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Proposal 4.4.4 Exemption from Registration
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Proposal 4.4.5 Modifications to onsite wastewater systems or site conditions
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Proposal 4.4.6 Decommissioning an onsite wastewater system
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Proposal 4.4.7 Wastewater products from systems which use alternative technologies
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Proposal 4.5 Additional system design requirements (Technical)
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Proposal 4.5.1 Calculation of flow rates
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Proposal 4.5.2 Calculation of Design Load Rates (Infiltration rates)
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Proposal 4.5.3 Calculating Size of Land Application Systems
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Proposal 4.5.4 Site and soil evaluations
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Proposal 4.5.4.1 Site and soil evaluations for a lot with a single dwelling
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Proposal 4.5.4.2 Site and soil evaluations for premises other than a single dwelling
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Proposal 4.5.4.3 Content of Site and Soil Evaluations
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Proposal 4.5.4.4 Persons undertaking Site and Soil Evaluations
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Proposal 4.6 Ongoing requirements for onsite wastewater systems
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Proposal 4.6.1 Servicing: schedules, requirements and reporting
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Proposal 4.6.2 Testing requirements
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Proposal 4.6.3 Scheduled testing requirements
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Proposal 4.7 Prescribe the appropriate enforcement agency
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Proposal 4.8 Premises which contain more than a single dwelling
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Proposal 4.9 Requirements for onsite wastewater system installers and service technicians This page has no questions
Proposal 4.9.1 Require minimum qualifications and experience for installation of an onsite wastewater system
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Proposal 4.9.2 Minimum requirements for onsite wastewater systems service technicians
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Proposal 4.9.3 Training Requirements for service technicians
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Proposal 4.10 Referenced Standards and Guidance Material
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Proposal implications
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