Wastewater management


If you are not connected to a sewer you will need another way to collect, treat and dispose of wastewater.

This section has information for people who want to install a wastewater system in the Northern Territory (NT).

This includes septic tanks, holding tanks and treatment systems. Read more about types of wastewater system.

In this section you can find out how to install on-site and large scale systems for:

In most cases you'll need a licensed plumber or hydraulic engineer to help design and install your system.

Wastewater systems in the NT

The administrative process to install a wastewater system may involve different NT government agencies and consultants depending on:

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Last updated: 18 June 2020

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