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 with a planned release date of the new edition being July 2017. SA Water will undertake a review of it's requirements following the release of this revised code (including Supplementry Documents, Standard Drawings etc.). SA Water's existing requirements remain current until superseded following the release of the revised WSAA code.

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