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Capital Water Systems

Discharge Licence Monitoring

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.

Services include:

  • 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.
Web Based Data Management
Web Based Data Management
Web Based Data Management

Trade Effluent Discharge to Sewer Licences set out conditions that must be complied with and may include:

  • The nature, composition and volume of the trade effluent discharge
  • The method of treatment, the location of discharge and the periods during which discharge may be made
  • The taking and analysis of trade effluent samples and the trade effluent records that must be kept Applicable charges for discharging trade effluent, as approved by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU).

Capital Water Systems provide a range of products and services to enable businesses to comply with the conditions set down in their discharge license, whether that be a site assessment, flow & load survey or permanent flow and sampling equipment – contact our sales team to discuss your requirements.

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You can also use the contact form below to send us a quick message and one of our helpful team will be in touch with you.

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