Wastewater Engineering

The South Australian Department of Health provides legislative requirements for installation and on-going management of community wastewater management systems in South Australia.  Details can be found at:


The Local Government Association of South Australia provides information on a range of community wastewater management system (CWMS) matters which impact on the management and operation of existing schemes and the conditions and design requirements for new schemes in South Australia.  Details can be found at:


The Environment Protection Authority in South Australian uses licences under the Environment Protection Act 1993, to ensure that existing community wastewater treatment facilities are managed in a way that minimises environmental harm; and where harm is identified, upgrading occurs in a planned and orderly manner.  Details can be found at: