Requirements for Sewerage Systems

Requirements for Sewerage Systems

Details for gravity sewerage systems and sewage pumping stations can be found on this page.

Refer to Vacuum Sewerage and Pressure Sewerage pages for details of these systems.

Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA)

  • Gravity Sewerage Code of Australia - WSA 02-2014
  • Sewage Pumping Station Code of Australia - WSA 04-2005
  • Vacuum Sewerage Code of Australia - WSA 06-2008
  • Pressure Sewerage Code of Australia - WSA 07-2007

Supplementary Documentation

Sewer Construction Manual Drawings

Links to these Standard Drawings can be found on our Standard Drawings page.

  • 4005-20001 - Index
  • 4005-20002 - General Information & Reference
  • 4005-20003 - Excavation, Embedment & Trench Fill
  • 4005-20004 - Allocation of Space for Services
  • 4005-20005 - Maintenance Structures
  • 4005-20006 - Sewer Connections
  • 4005-20007 - Trunk Sewers
  • 4005-20008 - Miscellaneous

Sewage Pumping Station Drawings

Links to these Standard Drawings can be found on our Standard Drawings page.

  • 4005-40001 - Standard Submersible Sewage Pumping Stations (Under Development, see below)
  • 94-0163 - Standard Submersible Sewage Pumping Stations (Existing documents still current)

Engineering Standards

Authorised Products

Links to these authorised products can be found on our Technical Standards page.

  • TS 0502 - Authorised Products for Gravity and Pressure Sewer Systems
  • TS 0504 - Authorised Products for Packaged Sewer Pumping Stations
  • TS 0500 - Authorised Products for Maintenance of Water & Sewer Systems

Sewage Pumping Station Information

WSAA are currently reviewing WSA 04. Following the release of this revised code (including Supplementary Documents, Standard Drawings etc.) SA Water will undertake a review of it's requirements. SA Water's existing requirements remain current until superseded.

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  • Elizabeth North
  • 24/06/2019
  • Water Supply On
  • 24/06/2019 01:06 PM - We are attending to an incident in Elizabeth North with no interruption to the water supply. The safety of our crews and customers comes first, and we always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as quickly as we can. Reference Number WO: 06958635.
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  • Bassington Tce
  • Wilmington
  • 26/06/2019
  • Temporary Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 28/06/2019 09:30 AM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 28/06/2019 11:00 AM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Wilmington. 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.


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