Any trade or business that produces liquid waste matter in the course of carrying out its trade or business is producing a trade effluent. Effluents may be discharged to the sewerage system or, in some circumstances, directly to a watercourse, groundwater or the sea. Discharge to sewer and discharge to water are covered by different legislative regimes.

Want to read more?

This content requires a Croner-i subscription.

No Subscription?


Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Book a demo
Call an Expert:

0800 231 5199

Talk to us on

live chat