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Professional association

Water New Zealand
Level 12, Allied Nationwide Finance Tower
142 Lambton Quay
PO Box 1316
Wellington 6140
Ph: (04) 472 8925       
Fax: (04) 472 8926
http://www.waternz.org.nz

Small Wastewater and Natural Systems Special Interest Group (SWANS-SIG) Water New Zealand
http://www.waternz.org.nz/swans.html

Directory of services

The NZ Infrastucture, Water & Environment Directory
http://www.nzgreenpages.org

Publications

Crites R, Tchobanoglous G. Small and Decentralized Wastewater Management Systems. McGraw Hill, Boston, 1998.

Gunn I. On-site Wastewater Disposal from Households and Institutions. Technical publication No 58, ARC Environment, Auckland, 1994.

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. Ageing Pipes and Murky Waters: Urban Water Systems for the 21st Century. Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Wellington, 2000.

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. 2001. Beyond Ageing Pipes. Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Wellington, 2001.

Standards NZ. On-site Domestic-wastewater Management. Joint Australian / New Zealand Standard, AS/NZS 1547:2000. Standards Australia, Strathfield, NSW, and Standards NZ, Wellington, 2000.

Standards NZ. On-site Domestic-wastewater Treatment Units. Part 1: Septic Tanks. Joint Australian / New Zealand Standard, AS/NZS 1546.1:1998. Standards Australia, Strathfield, NSW, and Standards NZ, Wellington, 1998.

Standards NZ. On-site Domestic-wastewater Treatment Units. Part 2: Waterless Composting Toilets. Joint Australian / New Zealand Standard, AS/NZS 1546.2:2001. Standards Australia, Strathfield, NSW, and Standards NZ, Wellington, 1998.

Standards NZ. On-site Domestic-wastewater Treatment Units. Part 3: Aerated Wastewater Treatment Systems. Joint Australian / New Zealand Standard, AS/NZS 1546.2:2001. Standards Australia, Strathfield, NSW, and Standards NZ, Wellington, 1998.

Standards NZ. Subdivision for People and Environment. Handbook DZ HB 44. Standards NZ, Wellington, 2002.

USEPA. Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual. EPA/625/R-00/008. Office of Water Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Management Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2002.

WRC. Guidelines for On-site Sewage Systems in the Wellington Region. Wellington Regional Council, Wellington, 2000.

Web sites

USEPA
http://www.epa.gov/owm/decent/index.htm

Byron Shire Council NSW Webpage
http://www.byron.nsw.gov.au/policy_on_site_sewage.shtml

Institute for Sustainable Futures, Sydney
http://www.isf.uts.edu.au/

ECO Greywater Recycling Systems, Hawkes Bay
http://www.wastewater-recycling.co.nz

National Small Flows Clearinghouse
http://www.epa.gov/owm/mab/smcomm/nsfc.htm

http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/

http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/nsfc/NSFC_ETI.htm