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Liquid Trade Waste Update Seminar

The seminar covers updated trade waste regulations, emerging issues, and treatment technologies, while also allowing participants to discuss related topics in an open forum.

About the course

It is essential for all local water utility officers involved with trade waste to understand the current requirements of trade waste regulation and to update their skills. Water utilities have an obligation to ensure employee awareness and to provide appropriate training.

Topics covered

The seminar provides up to date information on amendments to Liquid Trade Waste Regulation Guidelines and emerging trade waste issues and treatment technologies.

The complete seminar program will be provided following consultation with LWU officers.

Participants will be given with an opportunity to present any trade waste related topic at the seminar. Also, time will be allocated for open forum sessions.

Length of course

This is a 2 day course.

Who should attend?

Council trade waste officers, environmental health officers, wastewater engineers, other officers involved with assessment, approvals and/or inspections of trade waste discharges, council administration staff processing sewerage and trade waste bills or development applications.

Resulting qualification

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued by the department to all participants.

Course details

More information on course dates, locations and costs can be found in the course schedule.

What is included?

Seminar notes and handouts, lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea for the two days. Dinner will also be provided on the first day of seminar.

What is not included?

Writing material, calculator, accommodation, other meals not specified and transport to and from the seminar venue.

Expression of interest

The department plans to run a web-based trade waste seminar in 2024. The seminar is under development and aims to provide content that best meets the priority needs of the liquid trade waste sector. The seminar details are to be advised and will be announced to LWUs once available. Expression of interest for attending this seminar can be submitted by email to water.lwutraining@dpie.nsw.gov.au