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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Disposal of septage from on-site wastewater systems (2005)

Author

Northern Territory Department of Health and Families

Publisher

Department of Health and Families

City

Darwin

Type

Factsheet

 

Description

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.

The fact sheet covers topics such as:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contact details

Northern Territory Department of Health and Families
87 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8999 2400

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Last updated: 5 August 2014
 
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