Audit

Inspection details
Time at beginning of inspection
Number of bedrooms
Number of residents
Soil type

Inspection to be invoiced

System type

Disposal area
Performance standards

Does the system prevent the spread of disease by micro-organisms? (1)

Does the system prevent the spread of foul odours? (2)

Does the system prevent the contamination of water? (3)

Does the system prevent the degradation of soil and vegetation? (4)

Does the system discourage insects and vermin? (5)

Does the system ensure that persons do not come I to contact with untreated sewage or effluent (whether treat or not) in their ordinary activities on the premises concerned? (6)

Does the system minimise any adverse impacts on the amenity of the premises and surrounding lands? (7)

Does the systems provide for he re-use of resources (including nutrients, organic matter and water? (8)

Buffer distances

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 100 m to permanent surface waters? (9)

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 250 m to domestic groundwater? (10)

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 40 m to other waters (eg intermittent waterways, dams)? (11)

Spray irrigation

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 6 m up/3m down to driveways & property boundaries? (12)

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 15 m to dwellings? (13)

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 3 m to paths and walkways? (14)

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 6 m to swimming pools? (15)

Subsurface & trickle irrigation

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 6 m up/ 3 m down to pools, property boundaries, driveways & buildings? (16)

Absorption disposal methods

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 12 m up/6m down to the property boundary? (17)

Is the effluent disposal area greater than 6 m up/ 3 m down to pools, driveways and buildings? (18)

Tanks

Is the lid, manhole and inspection openings undamaged and in place? (19)

Is the tank accessible? (20)

Is the tank undamaged? (21)

Does the tank need a pump-out? (22)

AWTS & Irrigation area

Have service reports been sent to Council? (23)

Is the irrigation line buried? (24)

Is there sufficient irrigation area? (25)

Is the system operational at the time of inspection? (27)
Eg - chlorine tablets, UV lamp

Are irrigation warning signs present? (28)

Is effluent being evenly distributed? (29)

Are garden hoses and fittings being used for irrigation? (30)

Septic tanks, biological systems: Absorption trenches, evapotranspiration beds and mounds

If there is a grease trap, is it satisfactory? (31)

Is greywater being disposed of satisfactorily? (32)

Is the disposal area showing signs of stress? (33)

Is the disposal area failing? (34)

Pump-out

Is there a pump-out contract? (35)

Is there a draw line with a cam lock? (36)

Does the operator have pump-out receipts? (37)

Is greywater being disposed of satisfactorily? (38)

Comments

Comments

Inspection result
Time at end of inspection