General binding rules for wastewater disposal
About the DEFRA general binding rules
Your wastewater treatment and disposal needs to conform to the UK government's general binding rules for small sewage discharge to the ground.
To learn how to meet the general binding rules if your septic tank or small sewage treatment plant releases (discharges) waste water to the ground, visit the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) website now.
British Water table: flows and loads
This code of practice was prepared by the British Water Package Sewage Treatment Plant Focus Group comprising manufacturers, suppliers and service companies of all types of small wastewater treatment systems.