Onshore Vessel Sullage Water Pump Out System
Required Information for an Onshore Vessel Sullage Water Pump-out System
When lodging your application, the following information must be supplied in order for Council to assess your application.
- Manufacturer’s plans and specifications indicating septic tank and collection well(s) dimensions and capacities, plus the licensed plumber’s name, address, phone number and licence number.
- An accurately drawn, detailed site plan drawn to scale and showing:
- The position of the tanks, the draw-off pipe and the suction outlet at street level. Note that tanks must be located a minimum of 1.5m from any building, driveway or any impervious surfaces.
- A contour plan from tanks to draw-off pipe.
- Water use details utilised in the sizing of the system, including volume of fresh and salt water used in vessels within the past twelve months and forecasted water usage.
- Details of fixtures and fittings associated with the transfer line, including material type, couplings and pump capacity.
- Details of oil/water separators to be place in series with the pump out system, including capacity and maintenance schedule.
- Failure to supply the above information may result in processing delays.
- Council requires that all wastewater applications are prepared in accordance with recommendations in Australian Standard 1547:2012), Australian Standard 3542 – Pleasure boats – Toilet waste collection, holding and transfer systems, and Septic Tank and Collection Well Accreditation Guideline (NSW Health, 1998).
- If holding well is installed in a position lower than the pipe outlet, a pump must be installed. This pump must be capable of delivering a flow rate of 364 L / min at the outlet.
- If the holding well is installed in a position higher than the pipe outlet, a lockable gate valve must be installed at the draw off pipe.
- In situations where placement of the pump-out pipe is through another property, an easement must be created. This may require assistance from solicitors and must adhere to Council’s “Terms of Easement” conditions.