Type of System
Tank and trenches/irrigation
Does the disposal area pose a risk of contamination?
Does the system pose a risk to neighbouring properties?
Is there sufficient crust on the anaerobic chamber?
Is the tank and surrounds free of odour?
Is the layout of tanks and irrigation as per approval?
Is the tank and surrounding areas free of damage?
Is the tank lid elevated at least 100mm - 200mm above ground level or vegetation? If no, advise to clear vegetation/grass/roots/soil or create a diversion bank.
Is the sub-surface irrigation area/trenches free of damping and overgrown?
Is the surface irrigation using appropriate sprinklers, hose and within a location that poses no health risks to occupants, neighbours or the environment?
If owners present, have they ever flushed irrigation?
Is there any fruit or vegetables within irrigation area?
Is there at least two 'reclaimed water, do not drink' warning signs posted?
Are all conditions of approval complied with?
Does the system require a follow up inspection letter?
Any officer dangers or recommendations for next inspection, ie dogs/padlocks?
Issue Operational Approval