Septic tanks and private wastewater treatment devices need to be pumped out every 3-5 years.

This must be done by licensed contractors, and disposed of at a licensed septage receival facilty such as Council’s wastewater treatment plant.

There are a number of pump-out contractors servicing the Ballina Shire area. Details are publically available on the internet or yellow pages.

Council does not provide pump out facilities for caravans or boat owners.

For further information contact Council on 6686 4444.