Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
150 Conditions of discharge approvals
(1) A water supply authority may grant a discharge approval subject to conditions.(2) Such a condition may do one or more of the following—(a) it may require that the volume of substances discharged pursuant to the discharge approval be measured or determined by a meter or other device specified by the water supply authority,(b) it may specify—(i) the maximum aggregate daily quantity of substances to be discharged, and(ii) the characteristics of the substances permitted to be discharged, and(iii) the maximum permissible rate of discharge, and(iv) the times during which the discharge is permitted, and(v) the size and capacity of the drain for conveying substances into the water supply authority’s sewerage system,(c) it may require that specified measures be taken to ensure that any or all of the following requirements are complied with—(i) that the aggregate daily quantity of substances discharged does not exceed a specified quantity,(ii) that the rate of discharge of substances does not exceed a specified rate,(iii) that the size and capacity of the drain for conveying substances into the water supply authority’s sewerage system are in accordance with specified requirements as to size and capacity,(iv) that substances are discharged only during specified times,(v) that the volume of substances discharged is measured or determined by a specified meter or other device,(vi) that specified modifications to works from which the substances arise, or to works for treating the substances, are carried out.(3) From time to time, a water supply authority—(a) may vary or revoke the conditions of a discharge approval, or(b) may impose further conditions on a discharge approval.(4) A person must not contravene a condition of a discharge approval.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.