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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Understanding septic tank systems (2011)

Author

Western Australian Public Health Division

Publisher

Western Australian Department of Health

City

Perth, WA

Type

Factsheet

 

Description

This factsheet outlines the role of septic tank systems (STSs) in preventing the spread of diseases via sewage and effluent. It includes information on how an STS works, siting and maintaining STSs, potential problems with STSs and tips for maintaining an efficient STS. The factsheet is not Indigenous-specific.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contact details

Environmental Health Directorate
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park WA 6008
PO Box 8172
Perth Business Centre 6849
Ph: (08) 9388 4999
Fax: (08) 9388 4955
Email: ehinfo@health.wa.gov.au

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Last updated: 7 May 2012
 
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