Private Sewage STANDATA, developed jointly by Alberta Municipal Affairs and the Safety Codes Council, are information bulletins containing interpretations, clarifications, recommended practices or province-wide variances on Codes and Standards matters related to the Safety Codes Act.

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Information Bulletins

PST-2012-001 Private Sewage Installer Eligibility to Obtain PSDS Permits October 2012
PST-2016-001 Private Sewage Disposal Regulation (Transitional Application) January 2016


VAR-PS79.10 Tanks used in Hydro Action Wastewater Treatment Plants Aug 2010
VAR-PS95.14 Eligibility for Plumbing Permits required for components located outside of a building, and required for the treatment, flow control or pressure delivery of wastewater from a plumbing system that discharges into a municipal sewage collection system. Nov 2014


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