The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have published a new Code of Practice for Domestic Waste Water Treatment System 2021 (Population Equivalent ≤10) . This document provides guidance on the site characterization, design, operation and maintenance of domestic waste water treatment systems.
Links to the revised EPA Code of Practice , explanatory letter and electronic Site Characterisation Form are provided below;
This Code of Practice (2021) applies to site assessments and associated installations carried out on or after 7th June 2021. The 2009 Code of Practice for Waste Water Treatment and Disposal System Serving Single Houses (i.e. ≤ 10) may be used for site assessments and associated installations commenced before 7th June 2021 or where planning permission has been applied for before that date.