Your Business
Liquid Trade Waste

Applications to Discharge

The application form to be submitted when seeking Shoalhaven Water approval to discharge liquid trade waste to sewer will vary according to the type of activity/premises your business operates.

The following list will assist you in selecting the appropriate form/s.

Non-Discharger Declaration

Activities that do not generate ANY liquid trade waste that is discharged to the sewer 
Non-Discharger Declaration form 

Miscellaneous Activities – Low Risk

Hairdresser/Beautician, Dental/Doctor surgery (no X-ray), Animal grooming/Pet shop, Jeweller, Optometrist, Florist, Fruit & Veg, Funeral parlour, Cooling tower, Venetian blind cleaning, Bed & Breakfast 
Miscellaneous Activities  form

Food Preparation and/or Serving Facility

Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Butcher, Canteen, Take-away Food Shop, Baker 
Food Preparation and/or Serving Facility form

Educational Facility

Pre-school, Primary School, Secondary School, TAFE College, University 
Educational Facility form

Accommodation Providers

Hotels and Motels 
Accommodation Providers form

Hospitals/Aged Care Facilities

Hospitals, nursing homes, aged care facilities
Hospitals/Aged Care Facilities form

Laundry Facility

Commercial laundry, Laundromat 
Laundry Facility form


Autopsy, clinical, dental, soil testing, tertiary institutions 
Laboratories form

Chemical Toilet Waste

Chemical toilets, port-a-loos, pan contents, ship-to-shore pump-outs, caravan parks with dump points  
Chemical Toilet Waste form

Vehicle, Machinery or Workshop Related Activities

Vehicle/equipment washing, car detailing, bus depots, hire equipment, vehicle/equipment service/repairs, smash repairs, wrecker, radiator repairs, service station covered forecourts, engine/gearbox reconditioning
Vehicle, Machinery or Workshop Related Activities form

Multiple Occupancy Premises

Shopping Centre, Industrial Estate, Block of Commercial/Industrial Units
Note: Individual businesses within complex will also need to submit appropriate business activity form
Multiple Occupancy Premises form

Industrial Facility

Chemical manufacture, abattoir, cheese factory, valve manufacture 
Industrial Facility form

If in doubt as to which form to use or your activity is not mentioned please contact Shoalhaven Water’s Regulatory Unit on 4429 3214 for further assistance.