In Victoria, the Victorian EPA provides an overview of the requirements for obtaining approvals for an onsite wastewater treatment system, including state legislation and guidelines.
Municipal Association of Victoria
An excellent site covering the on-site wastewater in Victoria, trends, and links to many interest sites.
In South Australia, SA Health provides comprehensive advice on obtaining approval to operate an on-site wastewater treatment system.
The NSW Department of Local Government
The DLG website explains the local government obligations for onsite wastewater systems and provides reference documents.
A good overview of NSW Health obligations and definitions of wastewater, and links to information sites.
NT Department of Health and Families
A good overview of the obligations and approvals required to install on-site wastewater systems outside Building Control Areas (rural).
The Wastewater Management Branch of WA Health administers several pieces of legislation and a number of Codes of Practice, Guidelines and Policies relevant to on-site wastewater.
A brief overview of the approval process, definitions, legislation and code for on-site wastewater systems.
Workplace Standards Tasmania
A good overview site of on-site wastewater legislation and obligations in Tasmania.
Water Industry Capacity Development. WICD is an initiative which aims to provide greater coordination of and access to water-related training and professional development courses and resources to the Australian water industry.
Bob Patterson runs an environmental laboratory from Armidale, NSW. Dr Patterson also hosts numerous research links and topics related to wastewater, nutrients and salts.
An excellent portal into the US on-site wastewater field. Run by the West Virginia University. And sponsored by the US EPA. Information and links are too numerous to mention here, see for yourself.
A water and wastewater association. A good portal to training, publications, forums, and issues related to these disciplines in New Zealand.
An interesting research collaboration between SCIRO and SCION as part of the ENSIS research body on sustainable forestry.
The Laundry Alternative
This is a US based online shop that sells septic safe products and has large library of septic related articles including descriptions of various treatment systems, use of chemicals and filters, septic tank maintenance and troubleshooting. All articles are written in non technical English so good for non professionals and professionals alike.
A company in NSW that sells microbiological or nutrient based masking and treatment products for recreational, domestic and commercial applications portable toilets, septic tanks, settling ponds.
An international portal site for publications, technologies, products and services, and events in the environmental field.