Collecting and storing sewage at marinas and lock sites

If you comply with the requirements in this regulatory position statement (RPS) you can store sewage effluent from boats pending its disposal elsewhere.


RPS 054: Collection and secure storage at marinas and lock sites of sewage

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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
Last updated 28 October 2015 + show all updates
  1. Document reviewed and updated. Now valid until October 2018.
  2. First published.