Capital Water Systems
Discharge Licence Monitoring
Irish Water are responsible for the issuing of discharge licences for effluents discharged to sewers under the provisions of Section 7 of the Water Services (No.2) Act 2013, (which transfers part of the functions of the local authorities to Irish Water).
A licence which was issued under Section 16 of the (Water Pollution Act) 1977 shall continue to be in force for the unexpired period of the licence, as if granted by Irish Water.
- Trade effluent is any liquid waste (other than domestic wastewater and storm water) that is discharged from a business premises to the public sewers.
- Trade effluent may contain materials such as fats, oils and grease, chemicals, detergents, heavy metal rinses or food waste.
- An individual or business may not discharge a trade effluent to the sewer except in accordance with a discharge licence.
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