Cleaner production program

Cleaner production program

Cleaner production can reduce your trade waste charges. It is a proactive environmental approach that focuses on preventing waste generation. In commercial and industrial businesses it will help you maximise efficiency of inputs like water, energy and chemicals. It also reduces the creation of sewage and minimises solid waste.

The more efficient and 'lean' you are with your on-site processes, the greater the impact on minimising raw inputs and costs associated with disposal of waste.

Cleaner Production program

Through our Cleaner Production program, we can work with you to put cleaner production in place. One of our technical consultants will visit your site and together we will identify where cleaner production will work.

Read our fact sheet on cleaner production. This fact sheet includes common opportunities for improving the quality of your trade waste discharge.

Cleaner production in the seafood industry

Managing high total dissolved solids (TDS) concentrations in trade waste is a challenge for seafood processors. This is because saltwater is commonly used in their processes. Saltwater has a TDS of about 35,000 mg/L. This is much higher than the acceptable TDS level for our sewer networks and wastewater treatment plants.

By reducing your total dissolved solids, you can reduce trade waste. You can also improve our ability to recycle used water.

Read our fact sheet about implementing cleaner production in the seafood industry.


Tell us what you think

We're always looking for ways to improve our website, and we would appreciate your feedback on this page.

Please note we cannot respond to any comment made here. If you need a response, please contact us.

Was this page useful?
How can we make it better?

  • Major faults

  • Underway

  • Augusta St
  • Glenelg East
  • 19/07/2018
  • Water Supply Interrupted
  • Last Updated: 20/07/2018 12:11 PM - We are on site in Glenelg East and the nearby water supply may be unavailable until 20/07/2018 11:45 AM. Sometimes our crews need to temporarily interrupt the water supply to our customers and/or manage traffic while they are working. We always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring supply as safely and quickly as we can. Reference Number WO: 06458419.
  • See all major faults

  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Silkes Rd
  • Paradise
  • 20/07/2018
  • Temporary Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 23/07/2018 09:00 AM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 23/07/2018 06:00 PM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Paradise. Sometimes our crews need to temporarily interrupt the water supply to our customers and/or manage traffic while they are working. Temporary traffic management may remain in place until reinstatement of the impacted road is complete. We always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as safely and quickly as we can.


  • See all scheduled works