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Northern Territory Department of Health and Families
Department of Health and Families
This fact sheet provides information about the disposal of septage from on-site wastewater treatment systems. Septage is the material pumped out from septic tanks during desludging; contains partly decomposed scum, sludge and liquid.
The disposal of this waste must be controlled so that the impact on the environment and people's health is kept to a minimum.
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