Collecting and storing sewage at marinas and lock sites
- Environment Agency
- Part of:
- Environmental permits: regulatory position statements, Waste and recycling, and Business and the environment
- First published:
- 27 March 2014
- Last updated:
- 28 October 2015, see all updates
- Applies to:
If you comply with the requirements in this regulatory position statement (RPS) you can store sewage effluent from boats pending its disposal elsewhere.
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It is common practice for waterway lock sites and inland or coastal marinas to provide a disposal service for sewage from private and commercial boats. The bulking up and storage of this sewage requires an environmental permit unless the requirements in this guidance are followed.
Published: 27 March 2014
Updated: 28 October 2015
- Document reviewed and updated. Now valid until October 2018.
- First published.