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Swimming Pool and Spa Backwash

Applications for new Swimming and Spa Pools must include plans illustrating the connection of backwash to Sydney Water's sewer in compliance with clause 10.9 (Figure 10.2) of AS/NZS 3500.2.2:1996.

The plans must also show the location of Sydney Water's sewer, the yard gully or any new connection to the sewer system including a detailed cross section of the connection complying with clause 10.9 (Figure 10.2) of AS/NZS 3500.2.2:1996. pdf icon Filtration and Pump Diagram (161.23kB)

Note: The discharge of backwash water to any stormwater system is water pollution and an offence under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997. The connection of any backwash pipe to any stormwater system is an offence under theProtection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.

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